Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:02am
District officials had mixed reactions to the release of graduation rates for each New Jersey district and public high school Tuesday. The figures use a revamped formula that has clipped back previously reported rates.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 1:01am
Officials look to bolster communications with residents using Facebook, Twitter, and other forms of digital communications. The Wayne (N.J.) Public School District has created a social media network to enhance communication and information sharing with the community.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:57am
The cursing, the squabbling and the anger in Miller County (Ga.) might not end, but the school board as it is currently composed there will.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:55am
Arkadelphia (Ark.)School District Superintendent Donnie Whitten said staff changes at Louisa E. Perritt Primary were spurred by information from a Department of Human Services (DHS) investigation involving several children.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:45am
Bedford one of two NH school districts in danger of losing its International Baccalaureate program to HB 1403.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:42am
Declaring that “government has failed to do what government should be doing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo moved to assert his influence over New York State’s education policy, appointing a former Citigroup chairman to lead a new commission charged with improving student performance.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:40am
Connecticut's struggle to adopt an education reform package that will help close the nation's largest achievement gap has caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Education.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:35am
A federal lawsuit against a Florida school district alleges two black women who scored well on an adult skills test in 2010 were accused of cheating because, they were told, "you people don't score that high."
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 11:59pm
A national education consultant who helped lead reform efforts in Detroit, Cleveland and New York City has been tapped as “interim” chief education officer in Chicago, officials said.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 04/29/2012 - 3:59pm
The International Baccalaureate (IB) reached a milestone today with the authorization of its 2000th IB World School in Edinburg, Texas.