Current Wakefield Public Schools Superintendent Stephen Zrike Jr. will assume control of Holyoke Public Schools as a receiver. He will hold the power of superintendent and school committee in the Massachusetts district that has long faced academic challenges.
Two years after California passed a law that permits transgender youth to use whatever bathroom they wish, school districts continue to grapple with compliance, though major strides have been made.
Literacy for All Young Learners offers 65 research-based strategies tied to the Common Core State Standards to support literacy learning with children from pre-K through third grade.
Opponents of shale gas drilling near the Mars Area School District campus in Middlesex, Butler County, say they will appeal Wednesday’s township decisions to approve new zoning rules that open up more than 90 percent of the township for gas drilling and development, including areas within a half-mile of the schools.
A resilient economy and low unemployment have done little to stem the tide of students who are finding themselves homeless in Oklahoma.
Discovery Education signed a three-year renewal of its 15-year partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting providing educators across Georgia access to digital learning content from Discovery Education Streaming service.
What a group of middle-schoolers learned from their recent field trip to the city.
New Ann Arbor Public Schools policies put the Board of Education and superintendent in charge of teacher placement, evaluations and tenure, which have been a part of the teachers union contract.
No sector — not local governments, school districts, court systems, public universities or hospitals — misspends tax dollars like charter schools in Ohio.
Scholastic Corporation has completed the sale of its Educational Technology and Services business segment to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, including the equity in International Center for Leadership in Education and Tom Snyder Productions, Inc., for $575 million.
Citing the historic U.S. Supreme Court case that led to integration of America’s public schools, a handful of Memphis parents and teachers are suing Shelby County Schools over a recent school closing, claiming that its students will receive an “inferior and unequal” education at the school to which they are being reassigned.
Under a $4.6 million deal approved by the Board of Education last week, the district will install WiFi in all of its 109 schools by the end of next school year. The federal government will pay 85 percent of the project’s cost.
Despite its lack of validity and untested predictive value, the Smarter Balanced Consortium has already determined that most students in Connecticut will fail the Spring 2015 test.
Student messages on social-media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are now being monitored by the Orange County school district as part of a new program to curb cyberbullying, crime on campus and suicide.
Nearly 17,000 slots in summer programs for middle school students have been cut by the administration at the last minute, in some cases after parents had enrolled their children. The money saved — nearly $28 million — is being redirected to the city’s lowest-performing schools.