Launched as part of Delaware's Race to the Top federal funds, the state's early learning dashboard will get a $1.5 million boost thanks to grant funding from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.
The Wisconsin state chamber of commerce is speaking out in support of Common Core academic standards that have drawn fire from some conservatives in the state Legislature and calls for changes from Gov. Scott Walker.
A group representing North Carolina teachers said Monday it is expanding efforts to fight a state law that phases out job protections in place for more than 40 years in favor of employment contracts that supporters say will promote sharper…
Mayor Julián Castro called on the federal government Monday to expand access for preschool funding to local entities and school districts “because some of us are locked in state governments that don't fully understand the value of early childhood education.”
Gov. Tom Corbett will give the final budget address of his term Tuesday, but the Republican has yet to escape the shadow cast by his first.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s state budget on Wednesday will propose a $322-million boost in K-12 school spending, of which $270 million will go to offset increased school retirement costs, a state budget office spokesman said today.
President Barack Obama announced no new education initiatives in this year's State of the Union address, telegraphing that his administration's K-12 agenda is set and that the focus has turned to implementing White House-driven initiatives now entering their final phase.
As Gov. Rick Snyder prepares to deliver his fourth state budget Wednesday, no subject brings more disagreement than Snyder’s record on school funding. Did Snyder cut $1 billion from K-12 education, as many critics claim? The answer is no, state records show.
In a groundbreaking trial over teacher job protections, Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy was the early star witness — for both sides. The case, Vergara vs. California, challenges a set of laws that affect how teachers are fired, laid off and granted…
As Indiana lawmakers advanced bills last week to reduce a tax on business equipment, local governments and schools that benefit from the tax intensified their push against the move, calling for a concrete plan to replace the lost revenue.
Use of seclusion and restraint on disabled children is common among Mississippi schools despite warnings by the nation’s education chief of the potential dangers and lack of evidence of their effectiveness.
ederal, state and local agencies aren't doing enough to monitor and prevent sexual abuse of children by school employees, resulting in a spotty reporting system that might underestimate the number of children who are sexually abused in schools, according to…
There’s been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.
At least one good thing came from recent school closings because of subzero weather in Wisconsin in January: Green Bay school officials learned elementary school kids love kiwi.
Polk County parents were apoplectic last year when they discovered that the school district had been scanning student irises without parent permission. The controversial practice may soon be banned.
The New York State Education Department is in the final stages of creating a system to share student data with colleges and a half-dozen other state agencies so that New Yorkers can be tracked from preschool to college to the…