Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:40pm
It isn't easy to graduate prepared for college — unless you come from one of the city’s select high schools, according to a new report released by the United Federation of Teachers.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:34pm
Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the Netherlands plan to do. There will be no blackboards or schedules. Is this the end of the classroom?
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:27pm
For years, the Prince Georges County Schools have struggled with test scores, student safety and a host of other issues.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 2:15pm
Parents at 70 overcrowded Orange County Public Schools will have the option to transfer their children to one of 47 less crowded school this fall under a School Board policy finalized this week.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:09pm
Flush with close to $1 million more than it had to work with earlier this week, the School Committee examined a new budget plan Thursday that would save busing to the high school, retain many teaching positions and prevent deep cuts to the arts and other electives at the high school and middle school.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:54am
State education officials have identified the nine Oklahoma schools most in need of a turnaround.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:51am
In the middle of Watts, at one of the worst-performing high schools in Los Angeles Unified, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was in his element.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:48am
Chicago Public Schools announced plans to open several new schools for former high school dropouts, despite large-scale budget cuts and widespread protests over school closures in the city.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:39pm
School committee member Kim Scott is drafting an anti-nepotism regulation for the school department after learning that a second close relative of Deputy Superintendent Jay Lang has been promoted to a higher-paying job.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:29pm
Facing criticism from parents worried about their children traveling through dangerous neighborhoods to new schools, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel staked out a get-tough stance Wednesday proposing stiffer penalties for gun crimes near schools.