Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:44am
About 200 people—including 20 to 30 students—rallied outside Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday, as the Board of Education approved the district’s annual budget, which includes hundreds of millions in cuts. Community activists who organized the protest rally and boycott said it would serve as a real-life lesson for students involved.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:52am
Less than 24 hours on the job, acting Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq is already under fire.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:51am
Laramie County School District 1 opened the new year with several dozen elementary students being forced out of their neighborhood schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:49am
A new state program can help you go to college for free. Eligible students can receive up to $15,000 a year to attend a four-year institution in Mississippi, WLOX reports.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:48am
Maryland saw a dramatic decrease in the number of its elementary schools that received the highest rating for academic progress under a tough new school ranking system, according to results the state released Tuesday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:43am
Several suburban schools, including Taft School District 90 in Lockport, Laraway School and Oak Velley School in Joliet, West Aurora School District 129, and Waukegan Public School District 60 were ending classes early on Tuesday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:38am
Some 13,000 middle and high school students in the Glendale Unified School District who post publicly on sites such as Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook will be affected by the policy, according to the district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:34am
The Education Department has been giving some states waivers from the education law's requirements, including those to collect and publish data about students and then use the results to pinpoint problem schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 3:59pm
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 3:36pm
Two new similar Texas laws go into effect next week that stop campus police from writing tickets to any student under the age of 17. The intent is for Texas schools to handle the students first using their own code of conduct instead of issuing them a ticket for a Class C misdemeanor for things like fighting, drugs, or disrupting class.