The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that it has reached settlements with education organizations in seven states and one territory to ensure website accessibility for people with disabilities.
A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services cleared the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday on a party-line 6-2 vote after a divisive debate about the role private companies should play in public education.
A plan to hand over some of North Carolina’s struggling elementary schools to charter operators is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk despite outcry from educators and local school boards who call it a charter school takeover.
State lawmakers on Wednesday once again failed to amend teacher tenure laws, this time rejecting a bill that would have extended the probationary period from two to three years — even after the bill was stripped of its boldest language.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, who built a national reputation for shepherding a troubled school district through rapid improvements, announced Wednesday that she will step down from her post in the fall.
Philadelphia School Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced Wednesday that the School District had filled 99 percent of its teaching positions and was on target to have all filled by the start of the school year.
A junior high school principal slapped a whistleblowing administrator with an unsatisfactory job rating on Wednesday — the same day the Daily News published a story about an outrageous painting that depicted her as a Hindu deity.
A 59-year-old Dallas elementary school teacher has been charged with receiving child pornography after police found numerous images on his computer and digital devices, the U.S. attorney’s office said.
Secretary Hillary Clinton, presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee, will address more than 7,500 delegates at the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly (RA) in Washington, DC on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. In October, NEA educators recommended Secretary Clinton in the Democratic Primary.