Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:41pm
A federal judge on Monday denied a bid by parents seeking to prevent Sacramento City Unified from closing seven elementary campuses.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:38pm
Hillsborough County's school district will build an elementary and middle school in the southeastern part of the county and is renovating three elementaries this year.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:21pm
Instead of using his badge, uniform and handcuffs to protect and serve, Robert Lellock used them to threaten, blackmail and victimize four troubled students at Arthur J. Rooney Middle School in the late 1990s, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:16pm
Increasingly, publishers like Pearson Plc and McGraw-Hill Education are turning to a new model: Creating online versions of their texts, often loaded with interactive features, and selling students access codes that expire at semester's end.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:12pm
The Philadelphia School District plans to release a report on its investigation of adult cheating on standardized tests in 19 city schools that will give a sense of the scope of the problem and say how many educators will face disciplinary charges.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:05pm
Michigan’s governor on July 15 appointed a seasoned financial guru to run Detroit’s ailing public school district, a move that many observers hailed as a saving grace for the city's classrooms in decline. Three days later, Detroit filed for bankruptcy.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 7:13pm
The communities of Buena Vista and Inkster today became the first that will see their school systems dissolved under a new law after local officials missed a 5 p.m. deadline to find money to help operate next school year.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:37pm
A newly appointed Boston middle school principal, hoping to inspire her staff to take risks for success and to learn from one another, extensively plagiarized a Forbes magazine column on leadership in her first memo to the staff.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:32pm
The St. Paul School District is doubling its commitment to erasing the racial achievement gap by renewing a partnership with a California consulting group and adopting a racial equity policy drawing upon 2 ½ years of work and candid talk.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:22pm
When North Brunswick students return to school in September, retired police officers will patrol the halls in each of the township’s six schools. In Edison, school principals will carry "mobile panic buttons" to contact police in an emergency.