A decade after state legislators eliminated what was regarded as one of the worst taxes in Ohio, the move continues to haunt state officials and local school districts.
The Invent To Learn Guide to Fun is a new book from Constructing Modern Knowledge Press featuring an assortment of classroom-tested "maker" projects for learners of all ages.
There would be more people to fill growing numbers of IT jobs if there were more computer-science graduates, and there’d be more graduates if more people could start the subject in high school. And yet it’s difficult to find a high-quality computer science class in American high schools, let alone a programming one.
Only employees chosen by the school district will be approved to carry a gun. They will also be required to have a license to carry and proper training.
Minneapolis Public Schools officials are switching to a new way of budgeting to ensure that the most education money follows students with the greatest need.
Harvard Graduate School of Education and Expeditionary Learning unveiled the Center for Student Work, a large online resource of exemplary student projects. Teachers can use the free resource – which includes videos, writing samples and other tools – as a foundation to create their own projects.
Connecticut is home to 84 magnet schools designed to bring together students from different socioeconomic backgrounds. These magnet schools make the state a rare exception in a region that increasingly accepts racially isolated schools as inevitable.
More than 40 middle schools participating in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new after-school initiative have learned they will have to cancel their upcoming summer programs, just months after being told that funding would be available.
On the rise are cases in which families living in districts with failing schools have been accused of “stealing an education” and have been fined for lying about where they live on official district documents. Others have been criminally charged and, in some cases, jailed.
A controversial bill passed that would eliminate parents’ ability to opt out of state immunization requirements on the basis of their personal beliefs. It would excuse children from vaccinations only because of medical problems, such as a weakened immune system, if verified by a physician.
Kelley Castlin-Gacutan will become superintendent of Birmingham City Schools, the first woman to fill that position full time. She currently serves as Bibb County School District's deputy superintendent of operations and is a former interim superintendent.
Improved security and one solution for Apple device enrollment, along with various improvements to FileWave Imaging and the new Engage classroom management tool, are among the updates available with Version 9.1.
It’s time we fully recognize that regular public schools are shouldering the heavy burden of educating special education, minority and low-income student populations. And it’s past time that funding for Idaho charter schools be withheld until they can demonstrate they are following the law.
House leaders threw in the towel on efforts to fix the state’s troubled school finance system with time running out in the legislative session and a lack of interest in the Senate in addressing the problem.
Recently proposed reforms to Ohio's charter schools would require each online school to keep an accurate record of the number of hours each student is actively participating in learning opportunities. Online school officials say tracking students every hour would be nearly impossible.