Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:50pm
Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new wholesale vehicle fuel tax to help cover the costs of getting kids to school.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:48pm
The Howard County Board of Education narrowly defeated a motion Tuesday, Dec. 18, to withdraw from the federal Race to the Top program that the system signed on to in 2010.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:44pm
A group that advocates for pro-gun, state legislation said Wednesday guns should be allowed in Arizona public schools to provide protection against shootings such as the one in Connecticut.
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?