Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:32pm
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz says social media is a powerful tool and her team plans to use both Facebook and Twitter to send information in real time. She says the Twitter feeds will also include live tweeting of meetings and events.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:30pm
As it stands, the Aspen School District defines bullying as “any written or verbal expression, physical act or gesture that is intended to cause stress on students in the school environment.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:27pm
Educators unveiled new guidelines on Tuesday that call for sweeping changes in the way science is taught in the United States — including, for the first time, a recommendation that climate change be taught as early as middle school.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 2:24pm
Strict school lunch standards that are similar to new regulations from the U.S. government may be tied to healthier body weights among students, according to a new study.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 2:22pm
A New York City kindergartner has been blocked from school over her mom's refusal to give her the chicken pox vaccine.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 1:58pm
The words "snow day" may be one of the sweetest combinations any student can hear, but they cause major headaches for school administrators. During this year's tough winter, many rural Minnesota school districts repeatedly cancelled school.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 11:25am
Tom Bohacek has an EpiPen at his Tampa preschool in case he accidentally eats a peanut product. Not all Florida children are that lucky.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 11:21am
Lawmakers are likely to scale back controversial legislation Tuesday that would have made Indiana the first state in the nation to require every public school to have an armed staff member or security guard.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 11:12am
The number of children qualifying for seats in gifted programs in New York City public schools declined slightly this year after the Department of Education overhauled its admissions process in part to combat a recent explosion in eligibility.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 11:09am
The School Board Finance Committee last week cut another $1.5 million from the proposed fiscal year 2014 budget. The reduction would eliminate more jobs, add staff furlough days, hike employee health-insurance costs and further reduce spending for equipment and supplies.