November 22, 2017

    13 Must-Read Education Stories from This Week

    Read the top K-12 education stories from this week: Teachers fight back, families line up for charter schools, and more.
    November 22, 2017

    45 Employees in the Civil Rights Office at the Department of Ed Offered Buyouts

    The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights could lose 45 employees because of early separation offers — the most of…
    November 22, 2017

    Thousands of Students on Waitlists for Rochester Charter Schools As Performance Soars

    Among the chants, the calls and responses, the stomping and the singing, Mariah Welch's opening emerged.
    November 22, 2017

    Teacher Asks Students to Choose Three People to Sacrifice During Zombie Apocalypse

    A hypothetical zombie apocalypse is to blame for recent controversy at Parkers Prairie High School in west-central Minnesota.
    November 22, 2017

    Baltimore Teachers Protest School Discipline Policies, Saying Their Safety Is at Risk

    Baltimore County teachers protested the lack of discipline in some schools, saying it is putting teachers at risk of being…
    November 21, 2017

    New Solution to Teacher Shortages Caused by Stifling Certification Requirements: Charter Conversion

    Like many public schools across the state the Millwood public school district has relied on a growing number of emergency…
    November 21, 2017

    SC Supreme Court Throws Out 24-Year-Old School Equity Lawsuit

    After 24 years of court battles, a landmark school equity lawsuit aimed at improving education opportunities in the state’s poorest,…
    November 21, 2017

    Wisconsin School Report Cards: Zero Failing Districts, 117 Failing Schools

    The state’s Department of Public Instruction has released school and district report cards for the 2016-17 academic year.
    November 21, 2017

    45 Harrisburg Teachers Resign As Student Violence Escalates

    City teachers pleaded with district administrators Monday to help support them as they deal with what they are calling an…
    November 21, 2017

    Quiet Segregation: NJ District Is Racially Diverse, Honors Classes Are Not

    On the surface, the South Orange Maplewood School District is a pretty diverse place. Passing by the outside of its…

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