Arizona’s new minimum-wage increase is costing Tucson-area school districts $2.3 million to hike the pay of nearly 2,000 employees this year.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been a passionate proponent of expanding school choice, including private school vouchers and charter schools, and she has the clear backing of President Trump. But does the research justify her enthusiasm?
Follett entered into a partnership with Unbound Concepts and its flagship platform, Artifact,which catalogs the topics, themes, concepts, educational objectives and literary elements in content — all of which can now be found as enhanced metadata tags within Titlewave, Follett’s collection development and curriculum support tool.
On any given day in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, about 100 classes are operating without a permanent teacher — the result of a dire teacher vacancy problem that is taxing schools, teachers, students and principals.
Madison School District officials said they expect to make few major changes as a result of a new federal rule giving schools the option of rolling back nutritional requirements for salt, milk and whole-grain products in school meals.
It’s that time of year where we get annual high school rankings from well-known sources. U.S. News & World Report does a prominent high school ranking, as does Jay Mathews, my esteemed colleague at The Washington Post.
Corning Painted Post is the latest school district in New York to implement TouchIT Technologies interactive LED displays, which have a built-in Android operating system, 4K resolution and more. TouchIT products include their own free software but can be used with any software for touchscreen displays.
In South Carolina, nearly half the school buses in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties aren’t supposed to be on the road.
Several studies raise questions about the reality of virtual education, according to a National Public Radio online story in February.
Many High School students in Tennessee are able to use a waiver that allows them not to take foreign language classes that are otherwise necessary to graduate.
InsureMyTrip for Education offers new enhancements to the Academic Explorer Horizon plan, underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. It now enables a school to insure all students, faculty and chaperones traveling in a defined program term. The updated plan also provides trip cancelation and trip interruption benefits.
An offer of free tuition for some New York students has officials from area colleges wondering how much it will cost Northeast Pennsylvania.
JERSEY CITY -- The public-school district would receive revenue from tax-abated properties under a measure up for initial approval by the City Council this week.
Charter school supporters and unions spent nearly $15 million to battle each other in last week's Los Angeles Board of Education races, which crossed the finish line as the most expensive school board election in U.S. history.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to offer details about the Trump administration’s vision for a federal investment in school choice in a major policy speech Monday. She is believed to be preparing to unveil an education tax credit scholarship proposal.