Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:56pm
The state Department of Public Instruction hasn’t finished translating into suggested letter grades the scores of more than 25 state Final Exams taken by high school students during the past month.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:55pm
New York City Mayor de Blasio and backers of his tax-the-wealthy plan for pre-K quickly seized on King’s remarks, made during a legislative budget hearing.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:54pm
While nothing has been filed in court, the lawsuit likely will be on behalf of teachers from Denver Public Schools who lost their jobs after the district introduced a pilot program based on Senate Bill 10-191, also known as SB191.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:52pm
Sixteen hours after leaving school in a bus, some Atlanta-area students were still making their way home. Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said “several hundred students at nine schools are sheltered in place.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:50pm
Much like his 2013 address, Obama called on state and federal legislators to invest in early childhood education, as a way to build up the economy and the nation's academic standing.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 9:05am
At least 250 million of the world's 650 million primary school age children are unable to read, write or do basic mathematics, according to a report Wednesday commissioned by the U.N. education agency. The report found that 130 million are in primary school but have not achieved the minimum benchmarks for learning, and almost 120 million have spent little or no time in a classroom, including 57 million youngsters who are not attending school.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 2:51pm
The Cleveland school district won’t be able to build as many new schools as the district had hoped, after a new projection shows the number of students in the district falling faster than earlier predictions.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 2:47pm
A year after then-state Auditor General Jack Wagner released an audit of Pittsburgh Public Schools, his replacement, Eugene DePasquale, stood beside new Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Monday to announce the auditor general will review the school district again.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 2:44pm
The plan includes proposals for a universal enrollment system and a broad partnership with charter school networks that are already on their way to serving half of Camden’s students within the next five years.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 2:40pm
Columbus city schools played "fast and loose" with attendance data, grade changes and other records and documentation, according to a report released Tuesday by Ohio's auditor.