Children as young as 3 or 4 can benefit greatly from technology, but educators have been slow to adopt digital devices in preschool classrooms, a U.S. Department of Education deputy secretary said Tuesday in Salt Lake City.
High-tech security features on Dallas County Schools’ newest buses will include thumbprint readers to keep track of riders and “pedophile cameras” to keep them safe. The new security measures were announced Wednesday by the agency, which operates buses for Dallas ISD…
Public schools could see major changes in the way the state funds education under a proposed formula unveiled Wednesday.
A new plan to divert hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue from transportation directly to public schools in Oklahoma over the next several years passed a key Senate committee on Wednesday.
On trial: California's rules on teacher tenure and dismissal. The issue: Do the rules keep bad teachers in classrooms and doom some students to an inadequate education?
Parents, medical professionals, and early-childhood caregivers are being enlisted in a new initiative designed to help identify developmental delays in children as early as possible.
Judith Kaye, former chief judge of New York state, will help kick off an all-day summit in Syracuse Thursday that will explore how to keep students in school and out of the criminal justice system.
The Senate's budget committee wrapped hours of debate Tuesday night by approving a bill responding to Kansas Supreme Court orders to correct unconstitutional inequities in public school funding that carried an annual price tag of $129 million.
The focus on scoring well on standardized tests has wedged educators into a difficult spot. Teachers are concerned that a poor showing on the tests will jeopardize school funding, or even their jobs, and often feel they have to suspend…
Texas is in the midst of a population boom and demographic sea change. It's grown faster than any other state and has more than doubled its population in just 40 years, from 11 to 26 million people. And overwhelmingly, the fastest…
Teachers could be fired after two years of low student improvement under a new proposal that already has the backing of the education committee of the Ohio House of Representatives.
A Latino civil rights organization plans to file a lawsuit today contending that Gov. Susana Martinez’s educational initiatives, including teacher evaluations and A-F school letter grades, undermine children’s right to a “sufficient” education.