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LA Unified School District Bans Foam Lunch Trays

The largest school district in California and the second largest in the nation, LAUSD, delivered a memorable civics lesson to the children of Thomas Starr King Middle School by granting the students' public request for a ban on food trays made of polystyrene (commonly referred to by the DOW Chemical patented name Styrofoam).

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Local News School District Receives Grant for After School Program

School districts are always looking for ways to raise money and in many cases receive grants. While applying for a grant can be challenging, the Madison School District has been awarded a $660,000 stipend to enhance its afterschool activities.

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County School's STEM Initiative Underway With 75 Students On Chattanooga State Campus

“Support our STEM Initiative” is the message that Tracey Carisch brought to the Brainerd/East Brainerd Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday morning. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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East Haven Schools Selected for Education Technology Pilot Program

East Haven Public School District is already off to a state-of-the-art start to the first half of the new school year.

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Committee of ND Education Officials Favors Applying for Waiver from NCLB

A committee of North Dakota education officials has voted in favor of applying for a waiver from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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Governor’s Order Overhauls Career, Technical Education in Kentucky

In a move to help produce the skilled workforce businesses require today and in the future, Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order that will overhaul the state’s career and technical education (CTE) system.

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Brush School District Celebrates TCAP Test Scores

The school year has barely started, but even so, administrators in the Brush School District already are looking at test scores.

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School District Releases Statement on Bus Issues

The Clark County School District is responding to hundreds of complaints by parents frustrated over transportation issues.

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Seven Camden Schools Complain Over Downgraded GCSE Marks

Seven secondary schools in Camden are demanding that Conservative Education Secretary Michael Gove rethinks the “devastating” impact of downgrading hundreds of English pupils at their schools.

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Rural School Districts Receive Grants Of Up To $25,000

Monsanto announced today at the Farm Progress Show that 176 school districts in 35 states have been selected to receive grants of up to $25,000. The America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will invest $2.3 million in rural schools across the United States during the 2012-2013 school year.

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