Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:45pm
Like a lot of school districts across the state, Sumner County Schools are ill-prepared for new online assessments students are required to begin taking in the 2014-15 school year, school officials say.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:43pm
Centennial School District soon will house the first School-Based Health Center in Multnomah County without a Portland address, a project linked to the health reform goals of President Obama and Gov. John Kitzhaber.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:39pm
The Massachusetts Teachers Union and local NAACP are teaming to tackle a gap in education achievement they say affects students of color and low-income students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:37pm
Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:34pm
Maine’s high school graduates are less likely to need remedial courses in college than their counterparts across the nation, according to the first reports from Maine’s colleges detailing how many incoming freshmen need to take remedial math or reading courses.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:12pm
Additional law enforcement is in place at two Spartanburg District 5 schools on Tuesday after a threat was made by a student.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:09pm
For Broward parents, sorting through the more than 60 public school magnet programs now available — options as varied as architecture or marine science, ranging from kindergarten to high school — might seem like a daunting task. But with the help of school open houses, informative online web chats, and the time remaining before the Feb. 13 application deadline, finding the right program can be easy, experts say.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:03pm
Trustees in the Sacramento City Unified School District will begin discussions this week on closing what one official said is a "significant" number of under-enrolled schools, nearly a year after the school board wrangled over closing three elementary campuses and ultimately voted to close just one.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:00pm
Superintendent Erroll Davis proposes forming Atlanta Public Schools’ own police force, as other metro Atlanta districts have done. Armed school resource officers would replace school security now provided by Atlanta police officers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 3:51pm
Pembroke Pines charter school parents showed up in full force Monday night to voice their concerns about the financial instability of the city-run charter system.