The aftermath of the economic recession, statewide property-tax caps and a new law on school debt repayment have created a perfect storm of lost revenue that made several Indiana school districts consider cutting back yellow bus service. Legislators responded with…
Metro public schools will be joining the three largest school districts in the country in an initiative to examine racial and disciplinary disparities and find ways to improve them.
After the success of last year's fundraiser in memory of her daughter, Josephine "Joey" Gay, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Michele Gay wants to continue the momentum with a second fundraiser to fuel a safe schools initiative.
The new chairman of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Wednesday he plans to use the post to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities for Native Americans and promote job development on reservations.
As some states use their No Child Left Behind Act waivers to try to move far away from certain aspects of the law, Minnesota is doing the opposite when it comes to accountability—and with early, promising results.
State officials are pushing to overhaul how Illinois pays for public schools, a dramatic and potentially unpopular move expected to take money away from wealthy districts scattered across the Chicago region.
The back-to-back deaths this month of two students connected to Langley High School both shocked the school community and renewed the Fairfax County school system’s focus on teens’ mental health.
The South Dakota House Education Committee has killed a bill to study the economic impact of the controversial Common Core standards. Committee members voted 8-5 against the bill.
As Ohio school districts gear up for the state's new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers testing, a system put in place to test for college and career readiness, many local administrators and educators are still uncertain…
A state legislator is seeking a Senate floor showdown on his proposal to repeal the Common Core curriculum standards, an issue that has divided the state's Republicans and sparked passionate debate over what the standards mean for Alabama classrooms.
Parts of Gov. Bobby Jindal's controversial teacher tenure law passed in 2012 are unconstitutional, a Monroe judge ruled Friday (Feb. 21). Fourth Judicial District Judge Benjamin Jones upheld a decision he made in Augustthat said the law violates the constitutional rights of…
As tens of thousands of parents begin the application process for prekindergarten spots, City Hall has to find classroom space and staff to fulfill de Blasio's goals — as well as settle the dispute over funding the expansion. The success…
Luzerne County school districts have collectively seen well over $1 million evaporate from special-education funding in the past year.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he had a productive meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sunday to discuss options to preserve the state’s waiver from provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law.
Two bands of Cherokee Indians are coming together to tell their history at an educational program at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Class by class and student by student, Delaware educators have ground the state's dropout rate down to a 30-year low.