Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:27pm
Despite continuing budgetary challenges, districts are re-envisioning summer school as something more than a compulsory exercise where students who need to make up lost credits fight to stay awake inside humid classrooms.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:23pm
The state budget expanding taxpayer-funded voucher schools across Wisconsin will put new limits on the release of public data about their performance, with Gov. Scott Walker reshaping those limits Sunday with his veto pen.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:21pm
Activists say they are optimistic that the district will rehire staff now that the state and city have come up with some additional money.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:09pm
Boston public high school enrollment is on the slide, leaving nearly 3,000 seats empty and raising questions about possible school closures.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 2:57pm
A San Diego Superior Court judge Monday rejected a claim by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:40pm
It isn't easy to graduate prepared for college — unless you come from one of the city’s select high schools, according to a new report released by the United Federation of Teachers.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:34pm
Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the Netherlands plan to do. There will be no blackboards or schedules. Is this the end of the classroom?
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:27pm
For years, the Prince Georges County Schools have struggled with test scores, student safety and a host of other issues.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 2:15pm
Parents at 70 overcrowded Orange County Public Schools will have the option to transfer their children to one of 47 less crowded school this fall under a School Board policy finalized this week.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:09pm
Flush with close to $1 million more than it had to work with earlier this week, the School Committee examined a new budget plan Thursday that would save busing to the high school, retain many teaching positions and prevent deep cuts to the arts and other electives at the high school and middle school.