Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 2:04pm
It’s a requirement that school officials hope to introduce in successively higher grades as the years go by, until students in sixth through 12th grades are all wearing headgear during those sports.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 08/04/2013 - 3:58pm
Some Democratic leaders and the state teachers union have begun calling for a return to an elected education commissioner.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:55pm
Maine education commissioner Stephen Bowen reaffirmed his commitment to reforms embraced by Tony Bennett, who has influenced Gov. Paul LePage's administration's education policy.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:47pm
Superintendent John Huppenthal says upward trend of the percentage of students passing could be better if there were more resources.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:42pm
The firing of a gay teacher at a Catholic high school in Glendora after he married his partner and photos of the wedding were published in a local newspaper has sparked an online petition.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:34pm
The Durham school board has issued a letter of reprimand to Superintendent Eric Becoats for hiring a school activity bus and driver in June to take friends and family members to private events, including a trip to the mall.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:28pm
School districts and charter schools were put on notice this week: Be ready for an audit of how you handle donations, fundraising and advertising for sports, clubs and other activities.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:19pm
School administrators must learn how to evaluate educators in a discipline that’s not their own as Colorado prepares for statewide implementation of standardized educator effectiveness ratings.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:16pm
Setting less ambitious academic achievement goals for black and Hispanic students in Florida is discriminatory, according to a civil rights complaint filed Friday with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 10:10am
A consultant has identified three to four kindergarten-through-eighth-grade schools that Brookline, Mass. could expand to address its surging student enrollment, along with renovations at the Devotion and Brookline High schools.