Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:42pm
The firing of a gay teacher at a Catholic high school in Glendora after he married his partner and photos of the wedding were published in a local newspaper has sparked an online petition.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:34pm
The Durham school board has issued a letter of reprimand to Superintendent Eric Becoats for hiring a school activity bus and driver in June to take friends and family members to private events, including a trip to the mall.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:28pm
School districts and charter schools were put on notice this week: Be ready for an audit of how you handle donations, fundraising and advertising for sports, clubs and other activities.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:19pm
School administrators must learn how to evaluate educators in a discipline that’s not their own as Colorado prepares for statewide implementation of standardized educator effectiveness ratings.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:16pm
Setting less ambitious academic achievement goals for black and Hispanic students in Florida is discriminatory, according to a civil rights complaint filed Friday with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 10:10am
A consultant has identified three to four kindergarten-through-eighth-grade schools that Brookline, Mass. could expand to address its surging student enrollment, along with renovations at the Devotion and Brookline High schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 10:03am
By Wednesday afternoon, more than 430 people had signed a petition on the website Change.org that urges the Wake County, N.C. school board to opt for the name “West Apex High” instead of Apex Friendship High. The word “Friendship” was included in the name to honor the historic Friendship community, where the new school will be located.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:57am
Jordan School District residents could be voting on the largest bond proposal in Utah history—a request for more than $500 million. The request comes as a result of the district’s boom in student population, which has rocketed 60 percent to 51,000 students over the last decade, with more than 2,000 new students expected this fall.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:51am
Sixth-grade students in a New York City borough were reportedly assigned to read a book that touched on masturbation until angered parents got the title removed from the summer reading list.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:43am
Gov. Nikki Haley met with about a dozen business and legislative leaders Wednesday morning in a private meeting to discuss her forthcoming education reform proposal.