Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 1:13pm
Jodi Stewart-Browning, assistant principal of Utah's Butterfield Canyon Elementary School, said about one-fourth of the school's 1,320 students attend class in portables, including the school's entire fifth grade. "That's as many as we can house because of electricity and water and the drain on the building," she said. "Next year a new school will open and take some of our kids, but we'll still be 1,000-plus."
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 3:04pm
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted late starts around 8:30 a.m. to improve attendance and performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 3:15pm
More black students were suspended last school year in Sacramento County than any other ethnic group, even though there are more local white, Asian and Hispanic students in local schools, according to new state data.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 2:26pm
Industry experts gathered to discuss what has changed--and hasn’t--since “A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform” was published
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:17pm
As Chicago prepares to close 54 schools in an attempt to rescue an academically and financially failing educational system, one of its greatest challenges will be safely maneuvering thousands of students to and from class through the patchwork of rival gang territories that cover large parts of the nation's third-largest city.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:38pm
More reports of rape and bullying, including at Torrington High School in Connecticut and Southern Columbia Area High School in Pennsylvania, show that the rape culture starts at a young age.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:37pm
‘I have not heard great things about Potomac,’ one parent says
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 1:29pm
What may get lost this week is that after nearly two decades of expanding choice options in our state, traditional public schools continue to be the choice for nearly nine out of 10 Arizona students.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 4:12pm
A group of parents have set up camp on the lawn of the Fairview-Clifton German Language school so they can be among the first to get on the enrollment list.