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Green Bay School District Working to Offer K-12 College Prep Courses

The Green Bay School District hopes to become the second in Wisconsin to offer the college-prep International Baccalaureate program from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Chicago Teachers Strike: Families, District Prepare For Walkout

Elfega Cazares isn't taking sides in the standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools over contract talks. Like many of the immigrant parents in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, she knows her children stand to lose the most if teachers walk off the job next Monday.

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'Food Hubs' Connect School Districts With Farmers

The school district in Turlock, surrounded by fields and orchards in one of the nation's richest agricultural regions, used to get much of the produce it served to students from national distributors who shipped fruits and vegetables from outside California.

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Virginia's Attempt to Close the Performance Gap in Education

Earlier this year, Virginia was given a waiver from the "No Child Left Behind" mandate. Now, parents are waiting to see how Virginia educators are going to insure that students will be competent in reading and math.

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Personal Tech Tools Now Welcome at West Hills

Many schools tell kids to leave their cellphones, iPods and other gadgets at home or at least stowed in backpacks for the day — to varying degrees of success.

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Central Dauphin School District Saves $1.4 Million With Energy Program

Remember when your parents told you “when not in use, save the juice” when they reminded you to turn off the lights when leaving a room?

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Quincy Public Schools Falling Woefully Short of PE Mandates

Quincy Public Schools' physical education class requirements fall short of National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) guidelines, according to a recent University of Georgia study.

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Students, Educators Praise New Attendance Push

School day wake-up calls recorded by celebrities. Weekend makeup classes. Contests with laptop computers, private concerts and cars as prizes.

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East Texas School Districts Put Emphasis on Bus Safety

A school bus crash Wednesday morning in Mount Pleasant that sent about 30 students and a bus driver to the hospital happened despite annual inspections and a “veteran” driver with no history of wrecks.

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