Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:41pm
Cassidy Lynn Campbell takes crown at Marina High School in Huntington Beach just over a month after the state's governor signed a law to aid transgender youth in public schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:37pm
Even if they come from affluent families or attend highly rated schools, black students in Ohio continue to lag far behind their white peers in school, according to an analysis of data from state standardized exams.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 2:32pm
School shootings remain uncommon, and Miami-Dade County schools officials insist the campus is the safest place for any student.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 2:29pm
Facing an “unprecedented” public reaction, the Illinois State Board of Education put off a vote Thursday repealing state rules that limit the number of special education students in classrooms.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 2:13pm
Earlier this summer, McCrory announced his intention to use $30 million of Race to the Top money for an Education Innovation Fund that would reward 1,000 top teachers with $10,000 stipends. The proposal was met with criticism by State Board of Education members at a meeting shortly after his announcement.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 2:03pm
Some Horry County residents who want to repeal the state’s adoption of new standards for South Carolina schools have organized a group to educate people about the Common Core initiative and stop the changes that already have begun.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:31am
A new flex program at East Valley Academy allows students to select the days and hours that they attend school, including Saturdays and evening hours. Students must attend a minimum of 20 hours a week, but there is no limit to the amount of time they can spend taking classes.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:24am
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10th District) introduced a bill that would require states seeking federal Homeland Security grants to mandate school emergency preparedness plans that meet federal guidelines.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 9:24am
West of Baltimore, in Ellicott City, a new school for autistic children has opened its doors. The $7 million facility expands the capabilities of what the center can offer special-needs children.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 1:33pm
Effective Sept. 30, Pennsylvania schools will no longer be judged by adequate yearly progress, but instead will be judged by their new School Performance Profiles. On this new measure, state test results in science and writing are as important as reading and math. Under the old system, science and writing scores were released but did not count toward adequate yearly progress.