Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:46pm
This morning Jackson-Madison County School Board Chairman David Clifft released the names of the two additional candidates the board will interview on Wednesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:12pm
Charter schools in Indiana are among the nation’s best at raising student test scores when compared with other public schools, a Stanford University study showed.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:04pm
Dallas ISD has long assigned police officers to its secondary schools. Now, in the wake of the shooting deaths of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut, the district’s 150 elementary schools will have a police presence.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 10:00am
In the wake of last week’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut, Miami-Dade police have arrested a 16-year-old student at Miami Lakes Educational Center who threatened on Twitter to “shoot up this school this Friday.”
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:09am
Most students returned to school in the shattered Connecticut community of Newtown on Tuesday for the first time since a gunman's rampage killed 26 people in an elementary school, reviving the gun control debate in Washington.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:26pm
An accrediting agency is accusing the DeKalb County School District of a decade of “poor, ineffective governance,” announcing Monday that it’s placing the district on probation, leading to possible removal of the school board.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:24pm
Teachers across the city do not feel adequately trained to prepare students for upcoming state exams aligned with new, more rigorous standards called Common Core, according to a survey conducted last month by the United Federation of Teachers.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:20pm
A high school production of the musical "Legally Blonde" in Ohio has been deemed by administrators to be inappropriate for its audiences, resulting in the apparent dismissal of a drama teacher.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:17pm
A summer school program, one of a number of initiatives implemented by Valley View School District 365u, was effective in preventing learning loss and satisfied the majority of parents whose children attended last year, district officials said at a recent school board meeting.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:15pm
During a break between rain showers, members of the Mobile County school board just boarded a big, yellow school bus to tour schools throughout the county that it is considering rebuilding or renovating with $100 million in construction funds.