Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 8:53pm
Fifteen years after Chicago embedded International Baccalaureate programs in tough neighborhood schools, the programs have not attracted the middle class.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 8:40pm
Tom Zhou arrived from Beijing three years ago to attend Chinese Christian High School here. The 17-year-old is graduating in June and is set to attend the University of California, Los Angeles in the fall.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 8:32pm
Think engineers are made in college? Think again.
Calvin Phelps, national chair of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) says engineers are built in the third or fourth grade.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 8:26pm
Superintendent Wayne Gent is shuffling top leadership positions at the Palm Beach County School District, undoing changes brought on only months before by former Superintendent Bill Malone - and, Gent said, saving at least $466,000 in the process.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:41pm
Substantial educational change will never occur in Mississippi until its citizens decide that enough is enough and make a commitment to change, no matter what it takes.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:40pm
What was supposed to be a routine Birmingham Board of Education meeting today turned into yet another chaotic meeting after the board voted to switch attorneys and former state Superintendent Ed Richardson -- who is leading a state team investigating city schools -- stood up and said the vote goes against state orders that the board vote only on items approved by the state.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:38pm
School Reform Commission Chairman Pedro Ramos was blunt in a news conference announcing that the Philadelphia School District's current structure will essentially be blown up.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:35pm
The Buffalo (N.Y.) Public School District could be out millions of dollars in state funding after its teachers union rejected the last proposed evaluation system for teachers.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:33pm
Connecticut auditors are examining the relationship between the Department of Education and a Middletown agency called the State Education Resource Center, which paid more than a quarter million dollars to two consultants without competitive bidding.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:30pm
El Paso (Texas) Independent School District officials said that a high school principal and administrator have been reassigned amid a federal probe into allegations that students were improperly placed in grades to improve ratings.