Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 7:59pm
Carteret High School, Mount Olive High School in Flanders, and JFK High School in Paterson are the first schools in New Jersey to offer Principles of Marketing, a 35-week standards based course that uses up-to-date marketing materials and real-world problem-solving exercises to better prepare students for a career or college.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 7:52pm
A rapidly growing Hispanic enrollment will require the state and school districts to spend more money because so many of the students come from poor families, a population expert testified Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 7:46pm
In an unusual move, the Ohio School Facilities Commission will recommend the state reimburse $576,000 of the cost Huber Heights City Schools spent to add five extra classrooms to its new elementary schools after district officials argued a state consultant miscalculated enrollment projections.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 7:14pm
Montgomery County Public Schools will consider implementing later start times for its high schools following a push from parents, Superintendent Joshua Starr said Wednesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 5:25pm
Police presence was in evidence at five Harford County high schools Wednesday morning; however, no unusual incidents were reported in the wake of an earlier threats that a bomb had been planted in one of the schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 5:19pm
An audit of the U.S. Department of Education's division overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school funding has criticized the office for failing to properly monitor how states spend the money.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 3:43pm
Many call Carmen High School of Science and Technology a model for serving low-income students in Milwaukee.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 3:38pm
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the city of Meridian, Miss.; Lauderdale County, Miss.; judges of the Lauderdale County Youth Court; and the state of Mississippi alleging that the defendants systematically violate the due process rights of juveniles.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 3:27pm
California's charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:02pm
Parents in a southern California community are considering legal action over the constitutionality of a form of yoga being taught to their children, which they claim is introducing religion into public schools.