Top News

Shot in Pa.: "Won't Back Down" Film Posits Radical School Solution

One of the nation's biggest challenges in education is how to improve persistently low-achieving schools. The movie Won't Back Down - filmed in Pittsburgh and released Friday - gives one answer: Let parents and teachers take over the school if it is failing to educate students.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Enrollment in Online Ohio Schools Surpasses 30,000

Enrollment in online schools in Ohio has passed 30,000, more than 12 times the number in 2000 when the first "virtual" school opened in the state.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Wis. Schools' Move Toward iPads Means May Come with Increased Repairs

If Wausau School District’s first-year iPad experience is anything like Marathon Venture Academy’s was last school year, educators can expect about 1 in 5 of the devices to break.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Getting a Handle on Discipline in Lafayette (La.) Schools

The situation in Lafayette Parish schools isn't as bad as officials had initially reported — depending to which numbers you go by.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Pennsylvania Must Pull Parent Trigger Law

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. believed that “unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.”

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Education Profiteering: Wall Street's Next Big Thing

The end of the Chicago teachers' strike was but a temporary regional truce in the civil war that plagues the nation's public schools.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Ill. Schools Working to Fight Truancy

It's a simple question, yet it's one Tricia Keith finds herself dealing with every day as a part of her job.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Washington Urges Schools to Get Rid of Native American Mascots

The Washington State Board of Education wants schools to get rid of Native American mascots.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Churn of Students Challenges Newark (Ohio) Schools

Imagine experiencing the anxieties and adjustments of the first day of school several times during one school year.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Lincoln (Neb.) Schools Praised for Healthy Lunches

The Hartley Elementary lunch trays were full of color Wednesday.

Read more »

Pages