Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 4:00pm
Wyoming is moving closer to the state Legislature’s goal of holding schools accountable for student learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 3:56pm
Days after a report by a nonprofit cited Jersey City's school district as an "underachiever" for not serving free or reduced-price school breakfasts to 82 percent of its eligible students, district officials are placing the blame squarely on parents.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 3:53pm
The penalties for ignoring that small stop sign extended from a school bus have drastically increased in Nebraska, but local officials say drivers continue to ignore the safety measure.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 3:50pm
Anson Jones is the first school in San Antonio’s Northside Independent School District to roll out the new nametags, which are part of a pilot program intended to ensure that the district receives all of the state dollars to which it is entitled.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 3:47pm
The new federal immigration program that delays action against young people living in this country illegally has created a pile of work for the Yakima School District and other districts with a large number of immigrant children.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:13pm
Changes to the way Volusia County (Fla.) students' grades are calculated that were rolled out in August have been put on hold because of parent and teacher complaints.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:07pm
The battle over the status of New Hope Academy Charter School drew harsh words from some elected officials Thursday, including York Mayor Kim Bracey, who accused the district of "fiddling while Rome is burning."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:03pm
Baby boomers are aging out of education jobs in large numbers, and school superintendents are no exception, said Jim Buckheight, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, which focuses on superintendents. As a result, four new superintendents and at least eight new principals greeted students this school year. It’s not an unusually high number, say two statewide groups for superintendents and principals.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 9:57pm
A Georgia state agency says Gwinnett County Public Schools may be breaking the law by contributing $150,000 annually to a local economic development program.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 9:52pm
Ohio state's auditor says five school districts have used questionable attendance policies and practices, putting them at a higher risk for scrubbing attendance data to improve their school report cards.