Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 3:29pm
Superintendent Samuel King is rapidly moving forward with an ambitious plan to transform the school division by converting 10 existing schools into public charters and creating an open campus high school.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 3:17pm
The preschoolers who arrived at school early for free breakfast on a recent morning quietly ate granola bars and yogurt as middle school students recited part of the rosary over the public address system.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 3:14pm
Ah Ram Kim is a 17-year-old high school student learning to read English at a first-grade level with the book "The Little Red Hen."
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 3:10pm
A lawyer for Atlanta Public Schools told the Georgia Supreme Court that the school district probably wouldn’t approve new charter schools unless they help pay off old an old pension debt.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 12:01am
At a Mascoutah public school this past year, a 91 would have been a B. However, next school year, that same grade will be an A.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 11:59pm
A series of behind-the-scenes mistakes by educators in a Florida school district led to children’s biometric information being culled without their parents’ permission, TheLedger.com reported.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 11:57pm
The proposal also calls for decreased reimbursement for graduate hours and retirement incentives. Health insurance benefits were changed from a percentage to a flat dollar amount, with increases over that amount split between the employees and district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 11:55pm
Pink slips were recently sent to 19 percent of the school-based work force, including all 127 assistant principals, 646 teachers and more than 1,200 aides.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 11:53pm
Math skills are going to erode for most children. Those without books or chances to read are going to fall further behind.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 11:49pm
Those are some of the findings from a new report highlighting the conditions facing most Milwaukee students — a report that is the first product of an effort aimed at drawing together major players in the city's education, business and nonprofit scenes to work across sectors and improve outcomes for all the city's children.