Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 2:33pm
Dennis M. Walcott, the New York City schools chancellor, lashed out at the Democratic candidates for mayor on Monday, saying that he did not believe any of them had a compelling vision to lead city schools and that they had been pandering to gain the support of the teachers’ union.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:49pm
The Philadelphia School Partnership announced Monday that it's giving the Faith in the Future Foundation a planning grant to aid the eight Catholic high schools in the city.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:45pm
Students should notice West Virginia's ambitious new plan to target child hunger while improving academic performance when they arrive this fall.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:23pm
According to the Department of Homeland Security, 638 Chinese students with visas attended high schools in the city in 2012, up from 114 five years earlier.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:11pm
The Valley Settlement Project is drawing immigrants and other disenfranchised residents of the Roaring Fork Valley into the fabric of the local culture. The 7-month-old project has completely turned around individual lives and sent a positive ripple effect throughout nearby communities, which are home to 18,000 immigrant residents.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:02pm
The proposed budget would increase the school's portion of property taxes by 3 percent, from $9.57 to $9.86 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, while cutting dozens of positions.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 3:57pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation voiced their support for legislation that would allow the installation and use of stop arm cameras on school buses.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 3:28pm
At Faison K-5, good behavior is taught alongside academics in an effort to change the culture of the 530-student school long plagued with academic and discipline problems.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 3:24pm
As word spread over the weekend that Sandy Hook Elementary School would be demolished, residents were split about whether building a new facility on the site of the old one was the best way for the community to move on.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 5:20pm
Classrooms crowded with more than 30 students. No electives or advanced placement classes. No sports or music. This is the future for some local schools if finances continue on their current trend — and it might happen sooner than later.