Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:13pm
Built in 2011 with $25 million from Illinois taxpayers, the curvy, stainless-steel structure that houses the UNO Soccer Academy Elementary Charter School leaps out from the neighboring landscape of boxy brick houses on the Southwest Side.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:08pm
Researchers are questioning how California's schools have managed the more than 5.5 million acres that the federal government granted to the state when it joined the union, according the San Francisco Chronicle.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 2:58pm
As teaching and technology are increasingly intertwined, rural schools, including some in the area, often are left lacking access to the high-speed broadband necessary to keep up with the latest education trends.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:10am
School officials from Passaic Valley High School are considering a policy to allow the school's principal, who is a retired police officer, to carry his concealed weapon in school.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:07am
Taxpayer dollars are missing, and chances are the state will never get them back.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 4:41pm
School officials in Atlanta say metal detectors weren't working at a middle school when a 14-year-old student was shot and wounded there. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that public school administrators acknowledged in a statement late Friday that Price Middle school's two metal detectors were "not operable" Thursday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 4:38pm
Elaine Hall, founder of the Miracle Project, will speak about her unconventional approach to helping children with autism in a free lecture Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. at the League School of Greater Boston, 300 Boston Providence Turnpike.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 4:34pm
Senate Democrats say two Republican education bills are cookie-cutter copies from a conservative think tank. But Republicans say: Heck, no. Our bills are homemade with homegrown ingredients.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 2:16pm
A former priest and suspected child molester left employment with the Los Angeles Archdiocese to work for the L.A. Unified School District, officials confirmed Sunday. The former clergyman, Joseph Pina, did not work with children in his school district job, said L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 1:53pm
During her three years as Washington D.C. public schools chancellor, Michelle Rhee raised eyebrows with her tough-love approach to fixing a failing school system. And when I sat down with Rhee on “This Week,” the controversial education reformer made no apologies for her rough-and-tumble philosophy.