Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 3:11pm
All schools in Nassau County will soon be equipped with new wireless panic alarms designed to bring help quickly during emergencies.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 3:08pm
The morning after a 12-year-old boy opened fire at Sparks Middle School in Nevada, killing a teacher and wounding two students before turning the gun on himself, police said they do not have a motive for the seventh-grader's actions and did not release his identity "out of respect for his grieving parents."
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 5:13pm
Frustrated by the state’s inaction on expanding preschool education, Metro Nashville school officials are proposing to bankroll it locally in hopes of covering most of the Davidson County 4-year-olds who qualify for it but lack seats today.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 5:05pm
Although California lawmakers adopted the new standards in 2010, districts hamstrung by tight budgets have been slow to start using them in the classroom.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 5:01pm
What to do about bullying has become a national focus because today, instead of being something of an adolescent rite of passage that leaves a black eye or hurt feelings, kids are dying.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 2:24pm
Improving student achievement and enhancing educational opportunities in Fort Worth schools rank high among goals outlined by Superintendent Walter Dansby.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 2:20pm
More students are enrolling in Pinellas County’s charter schools then ever before, but some School Board members worry it’s at the detriment of public schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 2:17pm
Student test scores in Vermont could drop when more rigorous standards take effect and students start taking a new education test in 2015.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 2:13pm
Unable to keep pace with growing enrollment and increasing costs, schools are facing a deficit that could translate into staff cuts and furloughs, the elimination of foreign language instruction in elementary schools, and larger class sizes.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 3:54pm
A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug. Fifteen other states enacted similar laws in 2013, joining 11 others that already had them, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.