Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 2:09pm
Students across Massachusetts suffered more than 4,400 concussions or other head injuries while playing school sports during the last school year, according to surveys submitted to the state by about 360 public and private schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 1:59pm
Faced with a $176,000 deficit in its school lunch program last year, the Montclair School District in New Jersey is trying to find ways to encourage more of its nearly 6,700 students to buy their lunches from their school cafeterias.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 1:55pm
After teachers at an Oregon middle school confiscated students’ cell phones and deleted video of a confrontation between a student and a teacher, parents are fuming, saying that their children's rights were violated.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 3:51pm
High school graduation rates in Rhode Island’s poorest cities improved at more than twice the rate of the rest of the state during the last five years, according to a report released Monday by Rhode Island KidsCount.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 3:40pm
Cameras mounted to the stop-arms of school buses have worked well in other cities to keep kids safe, but an investigation discovered Dallas County Schools spent more than $17 million in bond money to buy stop-arm cameras and on-board security cameras when they could have received some of the equipment for free.