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.
Several charter schools in Detroit are battling to keep teachers unions out.
Grand Forks Public Schools sent a letter to parents via email Thursday warning them of the risks of fentanyl as part of a communitywide effort to combat a recent spurt in deadly overdoses on the drug.
GPALoveMath is a web-based math program for K5 students to bolster summer learning. The learning platform's adaptive practice algorithm responds to the child’s previous answer to determine the ease or difficulty level of the next problem.
School campuses across Texas would be rated annually with letter grades of A through F – using student test scores and other measures – under a bill tentatively approved late Thursday by the House.
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.
Vermont House and Senate negotiators have the framework of a deal in place on education reform. The bill encourages school districts to consolidate to expand student offerings and to try to save taxpayer money.
Gov. Larry Hogan has decided to take $68 million that lawmakers set aside for schools and use it to shore up the state's pension system instead — disappointing school officials in Baltimore and other large districts around the state.
Neshaminy School District Superintendent Robert L. Copeland has offered his resignation after accepting a position as the superintendent of the Lower Merion School District in Montgomery County.
California’s sex-education law prohibits school districts from indoctrinating students on the need to remain celibate before marriage or teaching them that abstinence is the only safe way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, a judge has ruled.
Chicago Public Schools principals were warned this week by interim CEO Jesse Ruiz that school budgets for the year beginning July 1 are not coming until the General Assembly works out a deal to alleviate the district's $700 million pension payment this year and overall $9 million pension liability.
Science Channel and Discovery Education, in partnership with The Planetary Society, Girls Inc. and Maker Ed, are launching a new STEM education program in a Fulton County Schools elementary school to ignite students’ curiosity about STEM and provide professional development to educators.