Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 2:55pm
Several public schools made significant gains, shaking up the top 10 in this year’s rankings.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:43pm
Called Ten at Two, short, structured breaks are among the simple, low-cost strategies the Norris School District has been working into its daily routine the past half-dozen years to add physical activity to the school day.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:39pm
Madison School District property taxes for 2013 could increase 7.4 percent under budget recommendations being presented Monday to the Madison School Board.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:34pm
More than 130 police officers and deputies roam the halls of Orange County's 184 public schools, a visible reminder of efforts to make schools safer. But the same schools share only 44 social workers. That's about one for every 4,150 students, well over the one-to-250 ratio recommended by the School Social Work Association of America.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:31pm
The leader of the world’s largest public education system says he’ll fight for change until his last day on the job. Two years to the day after city Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott officially took over the Education Department, the “boy from Queens” promised to keep pushing the reforms that have defined the Bloomberg administration.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:11pm
A look at Ohio’s new A-F report card system, slated to be rolled out in August, shows many school districts score poorly in areas such as closing achievement gaps between students — one of the new graded measures.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:06pm
A tiny Texas town shaken by tragedy took a major step toward normalcy Monday as hundreds of students went back to school days after a fertilizer plant explosion leveled homes and killed at least 14 people.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:03pm
A West Virginia student was charged with causing a disruption at a middle school when he refused to remove a T-shirt that displayed the National Rifle Association’s logo and hunting rifle. Jared Marcum, 14, said the shirt did not violate Logan Middle School’s dress code policy.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 2:00pm
School officials said they are trying to be as prepared as possible to help children and staff after an emotional week off.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 04/21/2013 - 5:15pm
Members of the Fond du Lac Board of Education will choose officers and decide on their annual compensation during a reorganizational portion of Monday’s regular meeting. Elizabeth Hayes, who was recently re-elected to her tenth term on the board, currently serves as president. Julie Nett is vice president, Eric Everson, secretary/clerk, and Kathleen Nagle, treasurer, who was also re-elected, along with Mark Jurgella.