Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:58am
Competition will be fierce for education grants from Ohio’s new $250 million Straight A Fund.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:55am
Large numbers of children don't feel safe in the hallways of Camden schools, say they lack essential textbooks and technology, and don't believe they are being prepared for college or careers, according to findings of a survey released Monday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:52am
The election is conjuring up a broad question: How much impact, after all, can a mayor have on bolstering the achievement of thousands of students in a large urban system like Boston’s, where some problems are seen as intractable and where schools must deal daily with the consequences of poverty.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:30am
As students complain, taunt and sometimes cry out for help on social media, educators have more opportunities to monitor students around the clock. And some schools are turning to technology to help them.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 8:25am
Five candidates will be up for three available full-term seats on the Southern Local School District's Board of Education on Nov. 5. Incumbents Linda M. Morris, 66, Bill Pitts, 52, and John R. Sawyer, 68, will face the challenge of political newcomers Karl C. Blissenbach, 42, and Robert Kip Dowling.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 4:26pm
The escalation of electronic attacks has politicians, parents and school principals scrambling to catch up to today's tech-savvy kids to prevent more damage - and death.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:26pm
Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut. Some lawmakers say schools should get A-F grades so parents and others can easily understand performance.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:21pm
School districts in Colorado have long had the discretion to include personal-finance topics in their curriculum, but many didn't or only gave them minimal attention.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:10pm
Despite a Wisconsin state law and court ruling, the Mukwonago Area School District and the wider community have held tight to the school nickname — Indians — and logo of an Indian in a full warbonnet headdress.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 1:59pm
For a school system in an era of bare-bones budgets, building cellphone towers on school properties can mean easy money. But for some parents, the towers pose health and safety risks for their children.