Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 2:29pm
The National Rifle Association's National School Shield project released a series of recommendations Tuesday it says will help keep schools safer, including a training program for teachers and other school staff who want to carry a firearm.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:42pm
Lawmakers in North Dakota, Arkansas and Texas are now pushing bills that would defund comprehensive sex education programs for at-risk teenagers.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:41pm
It used to be that teenage founders were an anomaly. They were super-geeks, and not in a good way.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:31pm
Nearly $2 billion in federal funding is being trimmed from public schools across the country - part of the budget sequester that went into effect a month ago. It's schools in military communities, however, that are especially hard hit.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:28pm
A new charter school bill gets its first committee hearing Monday in Tallahassee.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:26pm
An in-depth state report on Camden's schools "in crisis" laid out several recommendations in August, including hiring a superintendent who could transform the district. But just as the Camden Board of Education had narrowed its search to three candidates last week, the process came to a halt when Gov. Christie announced a full state takeover of Camden schools.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:24pm
A lawyer for two Atlanta teachers accused in one of the nation's largest test-cheating scandals says they are about to turn themselves in.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:20pm
In parts of Alabama, in the rural and poor Black Belt counties, there are few options for schooling. There are no complications, no non-failing schools to flee to, no nearby suburban systems.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:17pm
Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/31/2013 - 7:38pm
Kendra Tiedemann's 8-year-old son has been carrying an epinephrine injector with him since he was 3. But the Franklin mother says not all children may have the so-called EpiPen, a device designed to quickly treat serious allergic reactions.