Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 2:43pm
Advocates for early childhood education, flanked by some of the region’s top law enforcement officials, called for support of early childhood education programs to improve results in school and reduce the number of people in jail.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 10:07am
The Chicago Teachers Union blasted proposed guidelines for closing schools that now include shuttering buildings in poor condition, accusing Chicago Public Schools of looking for loopholes in its commitment not to close schools for five years.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:31pm
A recent agreement between the U.S. Education Department and Portland Public Schools will cost nearly $400,000 to implement and will provide equal athletic opportunities for girls.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:28pm
On Monday afternoon a coalition of education groups called on the Philadelphia School District to bypass negotiations and unilaterally impose new contract terms on the district's teachers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:22pm
Boston’s proposal to construct a shared building for Boston Arts Academy and the Upper Quincy School near Chinatown could go down as the most expensive public school project ever in Massachusetts, with initial estimates exceeding $261 million.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:19pm
They compete for students, space and funds. But there’s hope that Florida’s charter schools and traditional public schools can move past the friction that defines their coexistence and collaborate to better benefit students.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:17pm
Students visiting Washington, D.C., on field trips amid a partial shutdown of the federal government will find many of the most popular sites shuttered.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:15pm
Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr on Tuesday recommended pushing back high school start times by 50 minutes and extending the elementary school day by 30 minutes.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:06pm
Twenty-seven schools are no longer failing in the second year of the new school ranking system in the state.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:55pm
The long-awaited decision from the U.S. Department of Education matters to the 85 percent of Texas school districts that would have been deemed failing under federal standards.