Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 2:09pm
A group of Indiana-based parents, teens and even a teacher is fighting for a separate "traditional" prom that would ban gay students.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 2:00pm
Another four school districts “scrubbed” students from their rolls and might have been awarded higher state report-card ratings than they deserved, says a state audit released this afternoon.
Canton, Cincinnati, Northridge schools in Montgomery County and Winton Woods schools in Hamilton County are the additional districts found to have systemically withdrawn then re-enrolled students who had never actually left, a process called “scrubbing.”
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:47pm
Michigan students scored higher in math, reading and writing on the state's annual standardized tests, officials said Monday.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:44pm
Bill would require public schools to allow home-schoolers to participate in sports, other extracurricular activities.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:48am
State education officials are training teachers to better help students understand how to behave in school and encouraging principals to come up with alternatives to suspension.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:39am
Bundled up against the biting cold on a recent evening, parents of students at Brentano Elementary Math and Science Academy knocked on doors and collected signatures in an effort to keep their school open.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:35am
A group of San Francisco residents is threatening to shut down construction on the new Willie L. Brown, Jr. Middle School when work begins later this year unless the school district agrees to hire neighborhood residents.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:57pm
Officials argue that one school for 1,000 children is cheaper to build and operate than two schools for 500, but some education researchers say that savings comes at a high price because the more students in a building, the worse they perform.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:52pm
Chippewa Valley and Utica high schools are among the schools that the Michigan Department of Civil Rights is asking to stop using American Indian nicknames, mascots, chants and imagery. Chippewa Valley uses the nickname “Big Reds” and Utica uses “Chieftains.”
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:47pm
Kentucky's education commissioner warned that the state may have to intercede because nearly all of Jefferson County's persistently low-achieving public schools are failing to improve.