Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:30pm
Spurred on by South Dakota’s pending move to online tests, the Sioux Falls School District plans to spend $7.3 million during the next two years buying Google Chromebooks or Apple iPads for every student, from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 4:05pm
School districts across the country struggle find the resources — both monetary and manual — to keep up with maintenance requests.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 4:01pm
The day after a state Senate panel approved legislation that would require public and private schools to carry catastrophic accident insurance to cover student athletes, supporters again urged the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 school board to make the decision on its own.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 3:43pm
The Meridian Public School District has agreed to watch out for racial disparities in student discipline and the U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to dismiss complaints about a "school-to-prison pipeline."
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 3:39pm
As a noontime aide at John Reynolds Elementary School in North Philadelphia, Carol Porter is used to quieting rowdy kids or breaking up horseplay. But when a 7-year-old student told her he had a gun in his backpack, it was a first.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 3:33pm
A new community initiative launched by the Springfield Public Schools encourages students to go to school everyday and earn a high school diploma.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 3:00pm
The Salt Lake City School District is teaming up with the SafeToTalk Foundation to set up an anonymous tip line at schools.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 2:53pm
They’re less than five blocks apart; two Chicago public schools, each more empty than full. Now, one has been marked for closing, stirring controversy in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 2:41pm
Gov. Chris Christie, faced with a school district that has the second lowest graduation rate in the state, a declining enrollment and high poverty said Camden's system is broken and that the state is taking over Camden City Public Schools immediately.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/24/2013 - 6:52pm
An "integrated schools” model calls for fewer teachers and administrators and larger class sizes, made possible by uniform schedules and interactive classroom technology that links students and teachers in different towns.