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.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 2:57pm
Parents are encouraged to take a survey that will help the district measure how welcome parents feel in school buildings and how comfortable they feel communicating with teachers.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 2:45pm
While sequestration is not a sure thing yet, school districts are already asking for help dealing with the massive, imminent cuts, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Thursday morning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 2:15pm
New rules governing the restraint of students in public schools have gone too far and need to be changed less than a year after they were instituted, according to educators who gathered Wednesday at the State House.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 2:13pm
After receiving a low grade from the New Mexico A-F Grading Accountability System last school year, Pate Elementary School Principal Therese Rodriguez is determined not to let it happen again. She applied for an Innovative Solutions for Struggling Schools Grant and received $7,200 from the New Mexico Department of Education in January.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 2:09pm
A threatening text message received by a Lexington-Richland School District Five teacher on the same day emergency crews evacuated Irmo High School due to smoke in the building has prompted the district to implement extra security measures and law enforcement to investigate the source of the message.