Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 2:47pm
Teachers, secretaries and other aides could receive training from nurses to administer the EpiPens, the most common self-injectable form of epinephrine. The auto-injectors contain adrenaline and treat anaphylaxis, a life-threatening, body-wide allergic reaction.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 2:43pm
That’s one reason why Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis is joining with the national advocacy group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids to push Congress to pass a $75 billion proposal that would provide states including Mississippi with resources to create, strengthen, and expand quality state preschool to serve low- to moderate-income 4 year-olds nationwide.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 2:41pm
In his first public appearance since he was shouted down in Poughkeepsie last Thursday, King said the remaining four New York State Parent Teacher Association forums won't be rescheduled, but that he is looking to create "other opportunities to have dialogue with parents."
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 4:07pm
Lake County parents whose children lost school-bus service because of budget cutbacks this year soon will be able to pay for their kids' bus rides to school.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 4:04pm
State lawmakers are pushing for answers against a new form of bullying and it starts with asking a question: what is cyberbullying?
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:53pm
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will take another look at the longer elementary school day and a controversial late-dismissal schedule launched two years ago, Superintendent Heath Morrison said Monday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:50pm
More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:49pm
Oregon high school students are broadly dissatisfied with their public education experience, saying school isn't challenging enough, too many teachers are careless or incompetent and too many students are falling through the cracks, a new survey found.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:47pm
Denver Public Schools is at a crossroads: The district can double-down on Superintendent Tom Boasberg's reform efforts, or move toward a more traditional model that could place a moratorium on new charter schools in the district.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 1:43pm
Almost half the youngsters most affected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school shutdowns did not enroll this fall in the new schools where officials planned for them to go, records from Chicago Public Schools show.