Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:22pm
The proposed increase falls far short of the $1.2 billion increase Gov. Rick Scott recommended last year, despite the best budget outlook in recent memory. Still, Scott said his latest recommendation would be enough to push education spending to a record high.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:44pm
Principals, teachers, and other staff members at two Boston schools slated for state takeovers have been put on notice: They will likely be asked to reapply for their jobs in the coming months, a move that could lead to a mass exodus from Dever and Holland elementary schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:31pm
Virginia lawmakers tempted to thrust local public school divisions back into the government prayer wars should be prepared to defend the mandate in court.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:25pm
Chicago Public Schools announced Sunday that schools will be closed Monday due to the extreme cold temperatures and high winds forecast for the area.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 4:00pm
Billings elementary schools are close to getting their layer of electronic protection.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:31pm
Five charter schools in Broward County ended last school year in "deteriorating financial condition," spending more money than they took in, district auditors said Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:20pm
Buffalo School Superintendent Pamela C. Brown has made a marked effort this week to appear more open and responsive to the public in light of long-standing criticism that she communicates poorly and doesn’t do enough to engage with the community.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:15pm
Parents of students at Bay City Academy, a charter school with three locations on the city's East Side, say they are upset and perplexed following the unexpected departure this week of the school's principal and superintendent.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:20am
A bill that allow peace officers to carry weapons in schools and make school boards keep secret the names of employees they designate as people who can carry guns cleared the Ohio House this week.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:48am
A security guard placed on leave is among those criticizing Arapahoe High School administrators, saying they did not heed warning signs before a deadly campus shooting last month.