Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 4:38pm
A survey presented at the 2013 Childhood Obesity Conference (using data from a Kaiser Permanente poll) revealed that 90% of Americans think schools have a responsibility when it comes to fighting childhood obesity.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:55pm
Schools are rethinking summer school this year in response to the state’s new third-grade reading guarantee.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:36pm
A civil rights organization has asked a pair of federal agencies to investigate the Russell Independent Schools in Eastern Kentucky over allegations that a 14-year-old Asian-American student has been repeatedly harassed.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:30pm
Thirty-seven of Iowa’s 1,400 public school buildings include safe rooms, with most built in the last five years, state data show.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:21pm
City, county and school officials on Monday announced a combined capital plan that will bring $297 million in new and renovated schools to Huntsville, Madison and Madison County.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:18pm
Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan outlined a hybrid proposal for countywide school operations to be run by existing intermediate school districts in a report to the chairmen of the House and Senate K-12 education appropriations committees.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:11pm
An insurance company currently providing coverage for the vast majority of Kansas school districts is refusing to renew coverage for schools permitting teachers and custodians to carry concealed firearms.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:08pm
Bridgewater Township has agreed to provide a second armed police officer for the high school at the district's expense, despite the recent comments against the idea by Gov. Chris Christie.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 12:25pm
A new report commits the district to exploring a variety of ways to accommodate students from its 45 “failing” schools into one its 12 schools in good standing with the state.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 3:42pm
Calling the purchase of $10 million software a "failed experiment," the Tucson Unified School District is ready to dump the system after years of unsuccessfully trying to implement it.