Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 6:05pm
Lisa Snyder, Lakeville superintendent, said offering online instruction to students at every grade level was a logical step in her district's continued efforts to bring more technology into student learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 6:03pm
Without fanfare, the district posted an official “request for proposals” to its website Monday that invites charter schools to apply to open shop in what the school district has identified as priority neighborhoods—large swaths of the Southwest and Northwest sides.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 2:00pm
A vendor contracted by the Boston Public School system to print student identification badges lost a flash drive with basic data for more than 21,000 middle and high school students, prompting the school system to redesign the badges to prevent the lost data from being misused, officials said.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:40am
In 2011, the Hillsborough County school district took the unusual step of embracing single-gender education, establishing separate boys’ and girls’ academies in a pair of middle schools in east Tampa.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:31am
Students heading back to the classroom in Moore, Okla. on Friday nearly three months after a massive tornado destroyed their schools will find a "new normal," their superintendent says, with some pupils attending classes in a church and others in a building loaned by a junior high.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:27am
Public schools’ standardized test scores will drop this year, June Atkinson, state superintendent of public instruction, said Monday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:23am
In June, with no funding in sight, Philadelphia School District officials laid off 3,859 district employees, saying the district couldn't afford to pay their salaries anymore. Nonetheless, district officials are still hiring, prompting questions about staff priorities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:19am
California schools may give students insulin injections and other medications without having to call in licensed nurses, the state's highest court ruled Monday.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:58pm
Michigan school districts have joined the legion of schools across the country investing heavily to integrate Apple’s lightweight, user-friendly tablet into everyday lessons.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:51pm
School districts are firing more teachers since new collective bargaining laws eliminated job protections granted by union contracts three years ago, according to the state’s teachers’ union and school board association.