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Panel Backs A-to-F Grading Bill for Va. Schools

Virginia public schools will get the same kind of report cards their students take home if legislation endorsed Wednesday by a House of Delegates committee becomes law.

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Montgomery Police Charge Man with Breaking into 10 Public Schools

Montgomery police have arrested a man accused of carrying out a string of burglaries at public schools in the city over the course of several months.

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Austin ISD Board Approves Single-Gender Schools in Late Night Vote

Single-gender campuses will soon become a reality in Austin schools.

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Robotics on a Roll in Minnesota Schools

An explosion in the popularity of high school robotics teams suddenly has made it chic to be geek.

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How Orange County (Fla.) Schools Are Preparing to Go Digital

Facing a 2015 deadline to add more digital textbooks and materials to classroom instruction, Orange County schools chief operations officer Michael Eugene has about as many questions as answers.

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'Active Shooter' Training Video Helps N.J. Schools Prepare for the Worst

With the worst case scenario still on the minds of parents, teachers and law enforcement, Bergen County authorities have prepared a training video for handling "active shooter" situations in schools.

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Chicago School Closing Panel to Advise 20-Schools-A-Year Limit, Source Says

The commission handpicked to oversee Chicago Public School closings is leaning strongly toward recommending that no more than 20 schools be closed in any one year to give students, parents, teachers and bureaucrats an opportunity to adjust to the upheaval, sources said Monday.

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Writing Across the K12 Curriculum

Common Core mandates for success.

Seattle Voters Consider $1.25B Schools Levies

For the past 17 years, Seattle voters have approved every school levy that has come before them, and Seattle Public Schools officials hope voters will now approve two more levies worth $1.25 billion.

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Teachers Self-Fund New Private School in Minn.

A group of laid-off teachers are turning lemons into lemonade and opening a private school funded from their own pockets.

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