Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:28pm
Baltimore public schools are on the verge of a system-wide makeover that officials hope will provide safer learning conditions for students and spark an era of academic achievement.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:45am
Mark M. Jacobs once was a Fortune 500 CEO and soon may be a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, but for the time being he’s leading a nonprofit group pushing for improvements in K-12 for Iowa’s education system.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:41am
Syracuse teachers say the level of disruption in their schools has ratcheted up this year and the district has not acted forcefully enough to bring order to their hallways and classrooms.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:34am
Elaine Wynn called on the Clark County School Board to conduct a national search for its next superintendent during her keynote address at a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:29am
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights will examine allegations of race-based discrimination in Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools. Four issues were detailed in a complaint by the North Brevard Chapter of the NAACP: The rate of suspensions among black students; the hiring of black teachers; the promotion of black teachers; and plans to close three schools with a high percentage of black students, while keeping open a school serving mostly white students.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:19am
Legislation backed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to enforce new accountability standards for early childhood education programs passed Wednesday in the House Education Committee, putting it only two steps away from becoming state law.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:00am
Thousands of people wearing bright yellow caps rallied in the Loop's Federal Plaza in support of privately run charter schools, which are under more scrutiny because of the city's plan to close 53 neighborhood schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:57am
When the Archbold and Pettisville school districts brainstormed ways to reduce their electricity bills during the mid-2000s, they arrived at a common solution: wind power. Students, teachers, and school officials celebrated Wednesday the completion and operation of identical 750-kilowatt wind turbines at each community’s main school complex.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:51am
For seven years, the video cameras sat in boxes gathering dust at Mount Mansfield Union High School. Now the same cameras that were yanked down from school hallways after parents and students complained are on the verge of going back up. What’s changed?
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:56pm
Members of the Education Committee on Tuesday abruptly tabled a proposal to change the way charter schools are funded, even though the proposal was what members of the committee had requested.