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.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:57pm
A panel of 28 Newtown officials voted unanimously for a plan to tear down Sandy Hook Elementary school, the site of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, and rebuild a new school in its place.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:52pm
Nearly half of the more than 20 school closures announced by the Flint School District over the last decade have been in predominantly black neighborhoods on the northwest side of the city, according to an MLive-Flint Journal analysis.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:45pm
A single education advocacy group, Raise Your Hand, has influence in negotiations over Texas legislation and has won it both respect and exasperation in education circles.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:38pm
Indiana school districts that won voters' approval last week for the majority of the tax increases they had sought to boost school funding may be becoming more skilled at selling the public on the need for those tax hikes, say experts who've tracked Indiana's school referendums for several years.