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Shoparoo App Helps Raise Money for Schools

Children going door to door for fundraising programs - and parents having to respond to those hopeful young faces - may soon be off the hook thanks to a new app that converts grocery receipts into fundraising dollars.

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School Ditches Factory “Assembly Line”

Sixty-five freshmen are about to embark on a new journey to reimagine a high school education—one that may take three, five, or even six years, depending on how quickly they learn.

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School Gardens Blooming Teach Lessons On Nutrition, Environment, Science, Teamwork

Gathered in the large garden behind an elementary school here, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let them smell the leaves, and then did the same with oregano.

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Alignments to Transportation Make for Smoother School Bus Ride for Parents, Students

By most accounts, the Palm Beach County School District’s massive school bus system operated Monday as a much more well-oiled machine than last year and lived up to it’s motto: “safe-efficient-timely.”

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Alabama Public Schools Can't Check Immigration Status of Students, Court Rules

A part of Alabama's immigration law that ordered public schools to check the citizenship status of new students was ruled unconstitutional Monday by a federal court, but the controversial "show me your papers" provision was upheld.

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Keller School District Employees to Get Raises

Despite the ongoing budget crunch, Keller trustees voted last week to approve across-the-board raises for all employees.

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New Elementary Schools $1.8 Million Under Budget

With construction finished and occupancy certificates in hand, the Concord School District today released the estimated final costs of the three new elementary school buildings opening next week.

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Complaint Against Suwannee School District Alleges Discrimination

A federal complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center alleges that the Suwannee County School District discriminates against African-American students.

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Critics Say Education Reform Bill Signed by Gov. Christie Doesn't Fix State's Biggest Issues

Everyone in Trenton agrees: The state’s brand-new law overhauling teacher tenure is one for the history books.

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Del Mar School District Enrollment Continues to Shift

The first day of school is Aug. 27 and the Del Mar Union School District is preparing for the new year despite ever-shifting enrollment. Tim Asfazadour, assistant superintendent of human resources, said the numbers are always fluctuating as 20 more students will enroll one day and 10 un-enroll the next.

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