Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:06pm
For months, Leeds Global Partners, a New York-based firm specializing in educational issues as "attractive investment opportunities," has been closely involved in developing Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed school reforms.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:16pm
While Gov. Bobby Jindal and his legislative allies celebrate the passage of sweeping changes to the state’s public-education system, some local teachers and teachers-in-training say they fear for the future the reforms have created.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 2:11pm
Louisiana's Senate has put Gov. Bobby Jindal on the verge of winning a historic makeover of public education in the state with two votes Wednesday for bills that would diminish teacher tenure, alter the power of local school boards and establish a statewide private school voucher program.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 11:37pm
The New York City United Federation of Teachers filed suit in state Supreme Court on to force the Department of Education to hand over copies of official e-mails that it has been requesting since May 2010.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 2:24pm
The Los Angeles public school system will notify parents within 72 hours when a teacher at their child's school has been removed from the classroom on allegations of sexual misconduct against students, officials said Friday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:19pm
The U.S. Supreme Court left intact Monday two rulings by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that limit the ability of teachers and charter schools to spread religious messages in the classroom.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:05pm
The Texas Education Agencyhas no plans to investigate suspicious test scores in Houston, Dallas and other state school districts that point to the possibility of cheating and is questioning the methodology of a new report that indicated the suspect scores.