Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:31am
There was some complaining during Hattiesburg Public School District’s budget hearing earlier this month. It came when chief financial officer Terry Stennis was talking about the $18.6 million the district was getting from the state.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:18am
Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:32am
Miami-Dade County School Board members gave preliminary approval to a $2.9 billion general fund budget and slightly lower tax rate. Included in the budget is funding for new initiatives, such as providing digital textbooks and mobile tablets for students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:56am
A Commonwealth Court ruling could pave the way for charter schools outside Philadelphia to expand their operations and take on more students. Current state law allows charter schools in Philadelphia to operate at multiple locations, but it limits all other charter schools to single locations.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:21am
A judge rejected the latest effort by Union County parents to stop the school district’s controversial redistricting plan. The redistricting was designed to ease overcrowding by sending several thousand students to less-crowded schools. Much of the overcrowding is in the fast-growing western portion of the county.