Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 2:50pm
Doreen Diaz left the red carpet movie premiere of “Won’t Back Down” in New York City last week feeling encouraged.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 2:45pm
The number of low-income children who receive breakfast in New Jersey schools each day has dramatically increased, according to a new report released today, but the state still lags far behind nationally.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 2:42pm
President Obama’s School Improvement Grant program should be overhauled because it works on the assumption that educational improvement can come from market-based reforms, “forcing schools to run like corporations,” according to a new report from a union-backed think tank.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:27pm
Believing that education is a lifelong process and not a destination, the Tule River Indian Tribe (Porterville, Calif.) is doing all it can to invest in its youth — the future leaders of their community.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:23pm
Branford, CT school officials are asking its school bus contractor to see if drivers can be trained to use emergency equipment if a student is having an extreme allergic reaction.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:18pm
Forty volunteers, including the leader of an Orangeburg, S.C. school district, knocked on doors as they tried to get students who haven't gone to class this school year to return to their studies.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:04pm
School-board members in the region say they need to know what’s going on in their districts and whether they’re meeting residents’ expectations. Last week, the Olentangy Local School District (Ohio) board debated just how far board members can go to get that information. Can they call any administrator? Drop in on a school unannounced?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:56am
A school bus driver for the San Antonio Independent School District is dead and two students hospitalized with minor injuries after a bus crashed into another bus and then a fence in front of Wagner High School this morning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:48am
A Niles West High School (Niles Township High School District 219, Skokie, Ill.) volleyball coach struggles with how to handle an issue that's not in the school handbook. The opposing squad had just lost a boy to suicide. How should his players acknowledge the death? Or would doing so just make things worse?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:36am
Computer scientists are in high demand, but only a fraction of U.S. offer advanced training on the subject—and that fraction is shrinking.