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Bigfork School District Responds to Pertussis Outbreak

As of Friday afternoon there were four confirmed cases of Pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough,” in the Bigfork School District and antibiotics were recommended to students who came in contact with the infected.

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Columbia Public Schools Considers Changes to PE Curriculum

Although freshmen in Columbia public high schools might walk alongside upperclassmen in the hallways next year, they might not have a chance to participate in physical education classes with sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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New Propane-Fueled School Buses Motor into Poudre School District

As part of its 20-year bus replacement plan, Poudre School District has rolled two new propane-powered buses into its fleet of approximately 150.

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Navajo Public School District Receives $10,000 Grant to Support Mobile Computer Lab

In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, Navajo Public Schools will have no trouble staying ahead of the curve.

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Idaho Voters Reject Laws to Overhaul Education

Idaho voters upended all three of Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's laws to overhaul education, a blow not only to the state's public schools leader but also to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter who backed them.

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Region 1 School District May Go Paperless and Save Money

Kent’s representative to the Region 1 Board of Education suggested that the board lead the way into a paperless universe this year, saving the district up to $70,000 in copying expenses, paper and postage.

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Plainfield School District Adjusts Student-Staff Ratios

The Plainfield School District 202 school board on Monday made some slight adjustments to the district’s student to staffing ratios based on Supt. John Harper’s recommendations.

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10 More Memphis Schools to be Taken Over by Achievement District

Ten more Memphis City Schools will be run by charters or the state through the Achievement School District next fall.

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Face Tougher Curriculum

Common Core State Standards, which are being phased in in schools across the country, are going to require major shifts in the math and English language arts curriculum in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

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Teachers Unions Notch Big Wins on State Education Votes

Teachers unions won several big victories in both red and blue states Tuesday, overturning laws that would have eliminated tenure in Idaho and South Dakota, defeating a threat to union political work in California, and ousting a state schools chief in Indiana who sought to fundamentally remake public education.

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