Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 2:08pm
Almost half a century after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed racial discrimination in schools and other public places, black and white students in Georgia's rural Wilcox County danced together for the first time at prom over the weekend.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 2:00pm
States are drastically underfunding programs for their youngest learners now more than ever, according to a report released Monday, even as researchers and policymakers increasingly point to pre-school as a ladder to the middle class.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:49pm
Advocates say it's time for districts everywhere to rethink outdated zero-tolerance philosophies that put students out for minor offenses.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:42pm
Just days before voting begins on the Austin school district’s $892 million bond proposal, architects were still scrambling to fine-tune cost estimates — work that is usually completed before the school board decides to put a bond package on the ballot.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:38pm
The number of schools implementing random drug testing policies is on the rise nationally - and schools in mid-Missouri are no exception to the trend.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:36pm
More than four months after the shooting, just two Connecticut school districts are pushing forward with the idea while others are calling it unaffordable or imprudent.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:28pm
Charter schools will receive $78 million for their construction and maintenance needs, state lawmakers agreed late Saturday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 4:08pm
Jerry Brown says lawmakers will get 'the battle of their lives' if they balk at his plan to give more funds to poor districts and more spending flexibility to all school districts.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 4:06pm
The Cleveland school district this afternoon named 13 low-performing schools to receive intensive help next school year, a major step in kicking off the Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 4:02pm
Eight years into a nationally unprecedented experiment in school reform, a sample of New Orleans voters doesn't know where to go next - and low confidence in the Orleans Parish School Board may be at the root of it.