Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 2:44pm
Cuomo's budget proposal to the Legislature provides 4.4 percent more aid to schools and would fund his proposal to improve instruction, including longer school days and school years.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 2:35pm
On November 6, 2012, California voters approved two measures that should help the state's struggling economy.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 4:07pm
A new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant designed to help schools respond to the growing demand for locally-sourced foods and to increase opportunities for local producers and food businesses will make it easier for area farmers to supply thousands of students in northern Michigan with fresh, locally-grown produce.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 4:05pm
Paterson’s schools would be entitled to $29 million less in state aid under funding changes proposed by the Christie administration, according to a report by the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS).
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 4:02pm
Reviews of the teacher contract negotiation process, school district administrative structures, purchasing policies and state obligations on school construction bonds are among a dozen recommendations from the Governor’s School Efficiency Task Force.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 2:00pm
A male student at the Shiloh Hills Christian School in Kennesaw, who utters “I like boys” or “I am a homosexual” will be expelled.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:50pm
After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:46pm
The Poughkeepsie City School District is asking community residents to rate which of nine characteristics are important in seeking to hire the next superintendent.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:44pm
“Traffic accidents are the No. 1 cause of death among young adults,” according to information provided by Sabrina Pritchett-Evans, a State Farm Insurance agent in Kalamazoo, and the mother of a young man who will graduate this spring from Kalamazoo Central High School.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:38pm
A 5-year-old kindergartner who told classmates she was going to shoot them, and then herself, with her pink gun that shoots bubbles, was grilled for three hours by school officials without her mother’s knowledge, and then suspended.