A question on the November ballot will ask voters to approve a 3 percent tax on the well-off to support a public education fund for Maine teachers and students. Supporters say it would raise more than $150 million and ensure that Maine will fund 55 percent of the K12 education costs as required by a 2004 voter referendum.
In partnership with Ematic, PBS KIDS launched the Playtime Pad, a kidSAFE Coppa-certified device that delivers more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with over 100 hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App.
Trying to comply with the McCleary ruling, Washington state has poured billions of dollars into fully funding basic K-12 education. But school districts are still spending millions of dollars in local property-tax money for costs like transportation and building maintenance.
The California district's board of education has selected Lisette Estrella-Henderson as the Solano County Office of Education County Superintendent of Schools following the retirement of Jay Speck. She has worked for the district for nearly 13 years, including her current position as associate superintendent of student programs and educational services.
To help educators adopt full-scale integration of Open Education Resources for student-centric learning, Core Learning Exchange is partnering with Knovation Learning to bring the Knovation Content Collection to its Mastery Learning Platform of personalized lesson playlists.
Beginning in spring 2017, more than 1,000 French educational short-form programs produced by Canada's Groupe Média TFO will be made available through PBS LearningMedia's world language platforms to over 1.8 million teachers and students across 55 states and territories in America.
High costs are a major reason why many poor students don't take part in school sports, clubs or arts programs, a new survey finds. One in four students from poor families did not participate in school programs in the 2015-16 school year.
After five years, Superintendent of Schools Michael Rossi will be bidding New Jersey's Madison School District farewell. He is taking up the position of superintendent of schools in the Sparta Township School District.
Men and women in orange jump suits with their hands and feet shackled walk into a school gymnasium and stand in a line for the students to see.
To a kindergarten student, the sight alone should be enough to make a point that doing drugs will end you up in places you don’t want to be, Columbiana County Municipal Court Judge Chris Amato said.
Edmission Insight is a new service that enables students to have their college admission profiles evaluated against the criteria of their preferred colleges. Edmission, founded in January 2016, is a web application that offers personalized college admission advice to high school students.
Last year, the 18 school districts in Berks County spent a combined $24 million to send roughly 1,500 students to cybercharter schools. And, leaders of the districts say, that sum doesn't represent what it actually costs to educate those students.
Several Virginia districts and outside organizations have been working the past several weeks to get high school students registered to vote in time for next month’s presidential election.
The problem schools face is that they can’t prevent sex discrimination unless they can say with certainty what sex is. And in an age of gender fluidity, the word is hard to define.
Arizona is gearing up to adapt to a new federal education law by listening to those who matter most: educators, parents, students and the public.
A big relief for Huntsville City Schools parents, as the district is unveiling a new app to make it safer for bus riders. School leaders say the app will make it easier for parents to track their child's school bus.