Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:34pm
Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the Netherlands plan to do. There will be no blackboards or schedules. Is this the end of the classroom?
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:09pm
Flush with close to $1 million more than it had to work with earlier this week, the School Committee examined a new budget plan Thursday that would save busing to the high school, retain many teaching positions and prevent deep cuts to the arts and other electives at the high school and middle school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:39pm
School committee member Kim Scott is drafting an anti-nepotism regulation for the school department after learning that a second close relative of Deputy Superintendent Jay Lang has been promoted to a higher-paying job.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:29pm
Facing criticism from parents worried about their children traveling through dangerous neighborhoods to new schools, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel staked out a get-tough stance Wednesday proposing stiffer penalties for gun crimes near schools.