Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 3:57pm
Every school district has dealt with reductions and tried to find as many efficiencies as they possibly can, but are now having to make significant reductions in staff.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 3:52pm
"Kids want to take an active part in the learning process," Principal Greg Green said. "Now teachers are actually working with kids."
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 3:48pm
Research shows that yoga can help young children learn skills such as focus, relaxation and self-control.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 3:44pm
As district budgets are cut and school psychologists retire, their difficult and crucial role working with troubled students may be endangered.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 3:42pm
The Tacoma School District estimates it would take $40 million to complete its reconstruction.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:11pm
While panicked parents nationwide are clamoring for armed security guards in their children's schools in the wake of the Sandy Hook attacks of last month, one company is going on the defensive. The latest safety device headed for American classrooms is a bulletproof whiteboard that teachers can use to defend themselves and their students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:01pm
An upstate New York school district is opting out of the National School Lunch Program as students throw out fruits and vegetables required under new nutritional guidelines. The Niskayuna Central School District near Albany plans to opt out April 1. Officials in the suburban district say the number of students buying lunch dropped significantly this year and the program is running a $70,000 deficit.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:41pm
Graduation rates at Massachusetts public high schools increased for the sixth consecutive year, state officials announced this afternoon. Some 84.7 percent of students who entered high schools in fall 2008 graduated last year, an increase of 4.8 percentage points from six years earlier, according to the newly released data.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:13pm
Authorities conducted a full investigation Thursday after a Denver-area public school received a bomb threat, according to KDVR.com. The threat was made against the Bruce Randolph School late Wednesday and police searched the campus, the report said. The school remained closed to allow for a full investigation.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:05pm
The Connecticut police investigation into the shooting last month at a Newtown elementary school will continue through June and no criminal prosecution is expected, a state prosecutor said on Thursday.