Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 5:07pm
The district has added a new communications tool, called Anonymous Alerts, which allows students to use their Internet-connected devices and mobile apps to communicate with school officials.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 5:05pm
The regulations about what can be served became stricter and more specific — like serving a full half cup of dark green, red/orange vegetables and dried beans/peas at least once a week and putting them in a separate cup.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 5:04pm
The parents of an autistic first-grader have reached an agreement with the Athens school district over how to accommodate both the girl’s service dog and a special-education teacher with a severe allergy to dog dander.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 5:02pm
By a very narrow margin the St. Louis Public School District received a rating of “Fair” from the office of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich Wednesday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 5:00pm
State lawmakers say the letter grades, A through F, assigned Tuesday to traditional and charter schools will force educators to pay attention to inequities that have been ignored for too long.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:58pm
The new contract was approved by a show of hands at Benaroya Hall with about half of the district’s roughly 3,000 teachers in attendance.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:57pm
School districts would still be free to set their own start times, Duncan insisted in a broadcast interview, but he pointed to research that backs up his comments that rested students are ready students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:29am
Math is the clear winner when Americans are asked to say which school subject has been most valuable to them in their lives, followed by language arts—English, literature, or reading—and science. Math and English were also the top two subjects when Gallup first asked this question in 2002.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:31pm
The vast majority of districts in six Central New York counties will start school this week with fewer students than they had a decade ago.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:24pm
Less than 4 percent of Arizona students took an online class in the 2011-12 school year, but it’s enough for some school districts to lose millions of dollars in state funding.