Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:21pm
Muhlenberg Police Officers believe they have the perfect solution for the district. They’re called ballistic shields. Created by Hardwire LLC and first used by the military in Afghanistan, the shields line doors and walls and can also be used as an erasable writing board that teachers and students can hide behind.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:14pm
Debate over the district’s transfer policy ramped up during the months-long discussion last fall on how to balance enrollment within the Jefferson High School cluster, where five schools have been closed since 2005.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:11pm
State statutes imply crossing guard programs should be the responsibility of the municipalities, according to Monona Grove Superintendent Dan Olson at the July 23 board meeting.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:08pm
Bluestone is interested in having one all-boys classroom, one all-girls classroom, and two co-ed classrooms in the second, third, fourth and fifth grades.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:06pm
It would also encourage schools to permit trained administrators to administer epinephrine to students believed to be having an anaphylactic reaction and require states to review their liability laws to ensure that administrators have adequate legal protections when they come to the aid of students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:03pm
A lawsuit filed by the Chicago Teachers' Union argued that the school district ignored the recommendations of independent officials questioning 10 of the proposed closings.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:49pm
Columbus City Schools notified 13 secretaries at the district’s Northgate Center curriculum-development center yesterday that their positions will be eliminated by the start of the school year in August, the union president in charge of non-teaching employees confirmed.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:46pm
Some private schools in the area say they're anxiously waiting now to learn if they will receive any taxpayer support for parents to send their children to their private schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:44pm
A hard-fought effort to place the Wake County school board’s multi-billion-dollar real-estate portfolio under the control of Wake County commissioners was turned back by the state House in a bipartisan vote.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:40pm
Middle Tennessee school districts, like their peers across the state, are still struggling to close academic achievement gaps between groups of children, especially the gap between students with disabilities and those without, according to state test results.