Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 4:02pm
Eight years into a nationally unprecedented experiment in school reform, a sample of New Orleans voters doesn't know where to go next - and low confidence in the Orleans Parish School Board may be at the root of it.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:21pm
The Board of Education is considering three separate policies geared toward improving the use and security of technology in Howard County (Md.) schools: Ensuring the proper security of all technology within the school system, defining the acceptable use of technology with the school system, and determining the proper use of social media among students and teachers.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:46am
Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett on Wednesday fired back at critics who have called the district's plan to close more than 50 schools racist because most are in predominantly African-American neighborhoods.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 7:10pm
Both houses of the General Assembly this afternoon passed bills to create a special school district designed to take over and fix failing schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 2:45pm
Single-gender campuses will soon become a reality in Austin schools.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 4:15pm
Although the revision process takes place each year, this is the first time the board has rewritten its policies all at one time.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 3:03pm
School hallways may become a sea of red, black and white with the district's proposed uniform policy.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 11:27am
Moving to a system of appointed superintendents in all school districts in the state has been advocated by groups like the Mississippi Economic Council for decades.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:01pm
Civil rights advocates say harsh disciplinary practices at many Mississippi schools lead to children being expelled and even incarcerated for minor infractions, policies that disproportionally affect minorities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:03pm
Trustees in the Sacramento City Unified School District will begin discussions this week on closing what one official said is a "significant" number of under-enrolled schools, nearly a year after the school board wrangled over closing three elementary campuses and ultimately voted to close just one.