Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:17am
A federal grand jury has indicted officials at an English-language school in Duluth on charges of illegally bringing female immigrants here to work as prostitutes in local Korean bars. Dong Seok Yi, president and CEO of College Prep Academy and the owner of The Korea Times Atlanta, is accused of conspiring to enroll the immigrants at his school knowing they would not attend classes as required.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:45pm
The Goshen School Board voted Monday to add Goshen Community Schools to the Central Time Coalition's list of more than 40 Indiana school systems that support observing Central Standard Time in Indiana during the winter and Central Daylight Time the rest of the year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:43pm
Kathy Hayden, the district's executive director of curriculum and professional development, told the Pasco School Board on Tuesday that a district committee is working on re-emphasizing writing throughout all grades and subjects.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:40pm
Facing increased competition for students and the funding that comes with each, many public schools and districts are embracing new ways of promoting themselves.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:38pm
The lawsuit alleges the district discriminates "against the girls' softball players by providing superior facilities and equipment to the boys' baseball program than it provides to the girls' softball program."
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:35pm
Patrick had asked DeLeo to approve an additional $131 million for early education to support higher salaries, professional development, and competitive grants to innovative programs that want to expand.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:32pm
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz says social media is a powerful tool and her team plans to use both Facebook and Twitter to send information in real time. She says the Twitter feeds will also include live tweeting of meetings and events.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:30pm
As it stands, the Aspen School District defines bullying as “any written or verbal expression, physical act or gesture that is intended to cause stress on students in the school environment.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:27pm
Educators unveiled new guidelines on Tuesday that call for sweeping changes in the way science is taught in the United States — including, for the first time, a recommendation that climate change be taught as early as middle school.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 2:24pm
Strict school lunch standards that are similar to new regulations from the U.S. government may be tied to healthier body weights among students, according to a new study.