Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:38pm
President Obama has tasked Vice President Joe Biden with coordinating the administration’s response to the deadly massacre in Newtown, Conn., last week.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 11:17am
Next week, the DA Daily will be on holiday hiatus. Publication will resume on Jan. 2. Happy holidays to all!
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:40pm
The Minneapolis school board is considering changing academic standards for students who want to participate in extracurricular activities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:37pm
Two Centennial School District schools are partnering with Portland Parks and Recreation to bring community gardens to Rockwood, a high-poverty neighborhood whose residents have limited access to fresh food.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:30pm
When you're not yet 10, $8,453 is a lot of money. The elementary school students at Morris Jeff Community School in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood oohed and aahed Tuesday as State Superintendent of Education John White awarded that sum to each of 26 New Orleans "Top Gains" schools that made significant improvements in student performance last year, for a grand total of $219,800. And in Covington later that day, White gave $230,000 to the 27 Top Gains schools in St. Tammany.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:23pm
Stationed in front of one of his large self-portraits, the artist Chuck Close raised his customized wheelchair to balance on two wheels, seeming to defy the laws of gravity.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:18pm
The solution for avoiding school closings and continued, painful budget cuts in the Philadelphia School District?
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:46pm
This morning Jackson-Madison County School Board Chairman David Clifft released the names of the two additional candidates the board will interview on Wednesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:12pm
Charter schools in Indiana are among the nation’s best at raising student test scores when compared with other public schools, a Stanford University study showed.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:04pm
Dallas ISD has long assigned police officers to its secondary schools. Now, in the wake of the shooting deaths of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut, the district’s 150 elementary schools will have a police presence.