Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:51am
A 2014 survey by the Ohio High School Athletic Association found that 46 percent of athletic directors said their schools had some type of pay-to-play fee, up from 42 percent in a 2011 survey.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:49am
The governing body for Nebraska high school sports, after dropping the issue for two years, is moving forward with drafting a policy that governs participation by transgender athletes.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:47am
At some high schools, teens are learning the ins and outs of one very affordable mode of transportation: bicycles. The programs, in which teens learn how to fix and maintain bikes, as well as explore career opportunities in the cycling industry, have popped up at schools nationwide.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:46am
Illinois school districts have a new ally in Gov. Bruce Rauner as they try to eliminate state mandates that they say drive up costs and sometimes force them to lay off reading instructors to hire physical education teachers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:44am
A sweeping overhaul of Orlando downtown schools is all but final, but the unveiling Monday of proposed attendance zones for thousands of students is already triggering angst and surprise for parents.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:42am
Arizona is shorting its school districts and charter schools an estimated $381 million a year in underfunded mandates for students with special needs. And it’s the students who don’t need special assistance who are paying the price.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 2:42am
At a Michigan high school, leaders have adopted a dress code that the shortest part of garments such as shorts, dresses and skirts must measure at least 10 inches from the top of the waistband. That takes differences in body types out of the equation and puts a hard and fast rule that everyone can understand.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 2:19am
Boston officials unveil a proposal for a unified system that would streamline the sometimes cumbersome school enrollment process, allowing students for the first time to simultaneously apply to charter and district schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 2:16am
An unprecedented rash of threats phoned in to San Diego high schools kept more than 21,000 students in locked-down classrooms as police systematically swept 11 campuses but found no suspicious devices or people.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 2:14am
More than 20 students missed a day of classes in rural Virginia after they were suspended for violating their high school's 13-year old dress code that bans wearing Confederate flag emblems.