Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 3:00pm
Decades-old limits on the size of special education classes would disappear along with restrictions on the number of disabled students in traditional classrooms under proposals being pushed by state education leaders.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 7:07pm
Seattle Public Schools has 18 months to fix persistent problems in its special-education programs, or risk losing millions of dollars in federal special-education funding or control over how it can spend that money.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 7:04pm
Last month, State Senator Dan Patrick, the chairman of the Senate Education Committee, announced what he called the end of an era in Texas public schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 6:58pm
Heads Up Football, a national youth program aimed at teaching beginner-level kids a safer way to tackle in efforts to limit concussions and ease concerns of parents who question whether their children should play the game, is graduating to the high school level.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 1:45pm
California's largest nursing organization's courtroom bid to block public school employees from giving insulin shots to diabetic students appears to be on life support.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 12:12pm
Administrators believe rebuilding a pair of Oklahoma elementary schools destroyed by a May 20 tornado will help their neighborhoods' long-term recovery, though some parents and children aren't sure it's a good idea to put up new schools on land where seven third-graders perished after being crushed by debris.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 12:09pm
School police officers at Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia begin every morning with a prayer. "We must save the children," one of them said, head bowed.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 12:01pm
Parents in Polk County, Florida are outraged after learning that students in area schools had their irises scanned as part of a new security program without obtaining proper permission.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 8:37am
The effectiveness of school suspensions is up for debate. California is the most recent battleground, but a pattern of uneven application and negative outcomes is apparent across the country.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 11:34am
Petitions are being circulated to get a Muskegon County-wide school technology millage proposal on the September ballot. A group calling itself Technology 4 Students is spearheading the effort to collect 3,000 signatures needed to call the special election on Sept. 24.