Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:32pm
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:35am
Planning new fences, secure entry points and standardized emergency procedures, the San Ramon Valley school district is ramping up security.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:33am
Education activists, teachers, lawyers, a PTA leader and a woman who used to work with charter schools in California are among the applicants to the new state commission that is expected to approve some of Washington's first charter schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:32am
The Lake Travis school district is considering removing class rank from the transcripts of all of its students, with the exception of students performing in the top 10 percent.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:27am
The two districts aren’t alone in their struggles, as Hamilton County has the distinction of being the only county in the state in which every school district saw an aid reduction under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget. (Raquette Lake doesn’t receive state aid because it sends its students to another district to be educated).
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:25am
Area school districts are on the verge of allowing students to bring and use electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops in the classroom — and one district is already there.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:23am
Now the Shadyside school, which was opened in 1975, is being torn down to make way for an expanded Bakery Square, purchased for $5.4 million -- enough to cover the outstanding debt but less than the $6.27 million the district had spent on it since 2007.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:21am
Community members and leaders spent part of Saturday discussing ways to preserve the public school system. Public school supporters say they're afraid public schools are disappearing and could one day be placed into the private sector.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:18am
At a time when Georgia’s public education budget is an increasingly hot topic, it’s alarming to some that a Tax Credit Scholarship expansion bill that would divert $30 million more in revenue is making its way through the General Assembly.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:57pm
Of all the changes sweeping through the American public education system, one of the most significant is simply demographic: the growing population of Hispanic students.