Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:57pm
Portland Public Schools officials are recommending pulling $10 million from its capital bond reserves to expand two of its three high school projects.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:55pm
Cami Anderson’s contract was renewed by the state several weeks ago but she continues to face a torrent of criticism, including a recent no-confidence vote from the city’s advisory school board and a city council resolution halting all new school changes.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:52pm
In a grim reminder that mass shootings have become a fact of life in America, school districts across the USA this fall are opting for more locked doors, more visitor check-ins and more surveillance equipment.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:50pm
Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:43pm
Seven-year-old was playing on the school’s playground last week when she fell and broke her arm. When she was taken to the school office, Sarah J. Webber Media Arts Academy officials did not call 911; instead, they went through her emergency contact list, according to My Fox Detroit.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:02pm
Despite having more freedom over curriculum, budgets and staffing than traditional public schools, the majority of Milwaukee's independent charter schools are not meeting performance expectations, according to statewide report card results for 2012-'13.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:58pm
Many staff members and parents were concerned that the formal head count, taken once school began, would lead to more cuts for schools that were already hurting from staff and program reductions prompted by the new budgeting system, a $1-billion projected deficit and ballooning pension payments.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:55pm
The recently resigned superintendent and an athletic director in the Coatesville Area School District exchanged numerous racist text messages about staff and students in June on school-issued cellphones, according to the Daily Local News in West Chester.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:41pm
Cassidy Lynn Campbell takes crown at Marina High School in Huntington Beach just over a month after the state's governor signed a law to aid transgender youth in public schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:37pm
Even if they come from affluent families or attend highly rated schools, black students in Ohio continue to lag far behind their white peers in school, according to an analysis of data from state standardized exams.