Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 3:23pm
Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, students at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City will be mandated to undergo random drug testing by submitting roughly 60 strands of hair to a staff member at the 1,000-student school, KSHB.com reports.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:44am
Board President Mike Queen said all 24 Harrison County schools participated in a Cost Avoidance Program from October 2009 to November 2012 in an effort to lower utility costs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:42am
For the first time in five years, local school districts could see an increase in per-student funding based on Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:40am
Lower Merion School District officials introduced the preliminary budget for 2013-14 at Monday night’s school board meeting, cautioning residents that this year’s tax increase is likely to be steeper than last year’s 1.99 percent increase.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:38am
The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office has assigned an additional deputy to school security duties, giving each of the parish’s four schools a full-time officer on campus, the School Board learned Tuesday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:35am
A collaboration between the county’s three school districts may help fulfill a goal they all share: Getting an electronic learning tool in their students’ hands.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:30am
Montgomery County Public Schools will know by Friday what changes it needs to make to its teacher and principal evaluations next school year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 5:20pm
For years, there’s been an ongoing discussion about the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots.” As technology has advanced, so has that gap, which is driving fundamental changes in how we work, learn, and live.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 5:18pm
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.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 2:50pm
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.