Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 4:23pm
The coroner's office ruled Monday that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight with another female student was a homicide.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:52pm
Educators and their supporters gathered around the state to voice their continuing displeasure with Idaho Superintendent Tom Luna's Students Come First laws. But, Monday's demonstrations were more about moving forward than looking to the past.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 1:38pm
A Virginia school district is considering banning cross-dressing by students, out of what one board member called concerns for the safety of "several" male students who wear dresses and wigs to school.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 12:35am
Standing near the slide at a school playground in West Hartford, Conn., Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday outlined a $12 million proposal to increase access to preschool and improve the quality of early childhood programs.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 3:59pm
Two months after a Long Island high school graduate was arrested for taking college entrance exams for classmates, authorities are expected Tuesday to charge 13 additional students in connection with the widening cheating scandal.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 11/13/2011 - 11:36pm
Nov. 13 to 19 will mark the 90th annual observance of American Education Week -- a time for recognizing our public schools and the relationships between teachers, support staff, students, parents and the community.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 10:21pm
Some Massachusetts public school students have a day off this week, but it has nothing to do with power outages or snow.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 10:02pm
A proposal being considered by the Seattle School Board could have a chilling impact on free speech in the city's high schools, First Amendment activists say.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 5:29pm
About 700 new seats would be created under a proposal to expand several high-performing Boston schools, Superintendent Carol R. Johnson said.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 10/23/2011 - 10:52pm
The Florida Board of Education has approved more rigorous learning standards for students in the state's voluntary pre-kindergarten program.