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.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:54pm
Orange County schools that teach poor students and those who don't speak English would get more money under a new formula released Wednesday.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:22pm
Fernando Melo from Columbia, Leakhelin Virak from Cambodia and Mohammed Bani Jameel from Iraq work on their English proficiency through short chapter books, while Tumaini Kasongo from Uganda completes assignments on her computer during a Westbrook Middle School language arts class.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:17pm
An Oregon lawmaker wants to ask voters to allow tax credits to pay for tuition at private and religious schools.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:14pm
If all of the charters recommended by the department move forward, there will be 1,600 new charter seats in Boston, with the percentage of Boston public students in Boston public charters closing in on the 18 percent threshold established with the 2010 education reform law.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:04pm
Temptations to "scrubbing," the process of improperly fixing enrollment or attendance data to somehow improve a building's situation, can include rosier district report cards, added state or federal funding and employee bonuses.