Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 1:15pm
For five schools in Pinellas County facing restructuring for chronic low performance, hiring and keeping good teachers is a never-ending battle.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 07/28/2013 - 10:39am
Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will receive 31,000 free iPads this school year under a new $30 million program launched by the district. But that's only the initial phase of the program.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 2:46pm
In a meeting that saw residents vow to fight for justice and educators fight back tears, the Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency board voted to reassign the 2,200 students who attended the Inkster public schools district to four nearby districts.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 2:29pm
Although the 200 schools run by the Defense Department plan to make the start of the year as smooth as possible, students will be out of school for five days between the start of classes and Sept. 21 because of employee furloughs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 2:25pm
Dozens of Hoboken parents who registered their 3- and 4-year-olds for pre-kindergarten in the city's public school system were surprised to receive a notice in the mail that said their kids have been placed on a waiting list.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 2:21pm
Group started by powerful Local School Councils on the North Side has been demanding that CPS reinstate spending for programs like art, music and world language.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 1:34pm
The deficit has the district considering a new federal program that would require it to serve free lunches and breakfasts to every student, regardless of income, to possibly lose less money.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 1:31pm
With public skepticism growing about the validity of Florida’s A-to-F grading system, the dominant question has become: Are public schools really failing, or is it the state’s letter-grade system that deserves an F?
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 1:26pm
Ohio students who are home-schooled or who attend a private school will have the right to participate in extracurricular activities – from sports to marching band to the debate club – at their local public schools starting this fall.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 2:58pm
The Seattle Public Schools budget will go up about 8 percent for the 2013-2014 school year with increases in funding from the state, as well as local education levies.