Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:03pm
A lawsuit filed by the Chicago Teachers' Union argued that the school district ignored the recommendations of independent officials questioning 10 of the proposed closings.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:49pm
Columbus City Schools notified 13 secretaries at the district’s Northgate Center curriculum-development center yesterday that their positions will be eliminated by the start of the school year in August, the union president in charge of non-teaching employees confirmed.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:46pm
Some private schools in the area say they're anxiously waiting now to learn if they will receive any taxpayer support for parents to send their children to their private schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:44pm
A hard-fought effort to place the Wake County school board’s multi-billion-dollar real-estate portfolio under the control of Wake County commissioners was turned back by the state House in a bipartisan vote.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:40pm
Middle Tennessee school districts, like their peers across the state, are still struggling to close academic achievement gaps between groups of children, especially the gap between students with disabilities and those without, according to state test results.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:11pm
District of Columbia public and charter school students have achieved their highest marks ever on the city's standardized tests.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:01pm
As students enter their last month of summer break, early reporting on participation in the city’s summer meals programs indicates a dramatic increase from 2012.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 2:57pm
Former Indiana and current Florida schools chief Tony Bennett built his national star by promising to hold ‘‘failing’’ schools accountable. But when it appeared an Indianapolis charter school run by a prominent Republican donor might receive a poor grade, Bennett’s education team frantically overhauled his signature ‘‘A-F’’ school grading system to improve the school’s marks.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 2:52pm
More than 20 teachers, administrators and other school employees in Clarksville will carry concealed weapons throughout the school day, making use of a little-known Arkansas law that allows licensed, armed security guards on campus.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 4:27pm
Nine states have schools leaders making more than $200,000, and Mississippi's top education official makes the most at $307,125, according to the report.