Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 7:05pm
Charter school supporters urged New Hampshire lawmakers Tuesday to increase state aid to these nontraditional schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:59pm
Doug Ross, hired by Detroit Public Schools to lead its school turnaround program, has left the district after 18 months.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:54pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture submitted a proposal, congruent with first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to combat childhood obesity, that will essentially ban unhealthy foods from schools nationwide.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:50pm
More states aren't promoting students who are struggling to read at the end of third grade.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:46pm
Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are beginning to look at how it will implement new Common Core State Standards, an initiative in schools across 46 states to increase academic rigor.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 3:14pm
Hub schools boss Carol Johnson — fuming over a van driver with past convictions who flew under the radar — is calling for a complete overhaul of the department’s criminal screening to ensure other lawbreakers don’t slip through the cracks.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 2:16pm
The über-exclusive Dalton School reportedly sent a letter to boosters and alumni listing families with applications pending, students who pulled their applications (it’s rumored that in-the-know parents pull their children’s bids if they hear they will be turned away), and the names of students rejected from the school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 1:55pm
A group of city parents is suing Gov. Cuomo over $250 million in state funds withheld from schools after the city and teachers union failed to reach a deal on teacher evaluations.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:00am
Three schools in Yuma, Ariz., were placed on lockdown on Tuesday morning after police were called to investigate a report of a student possibly carrying a gun.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:39pm
The Agriculture Department is proposing new rules that would blacklist high-calorie drinks, fatty chips and sugary snack cakes sold in vending machines or in lunch lines.