A longtime fan of the television program “How It’s Made,” Ashaki Gumbs was in middle school when he thought he might want to become an engineer. But, he said, “I was a kid. What did I know?”
Integrating Common Core education standards involves integrating once-disparate school subjects with one another, experts said Tuesday at the 2015 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference in San Diego.
A statewide scholarship program for special-needs children will now serve three times as many students because of a boost in funding from the state Legislature this session.
A program that allows students from low- and middle-income families in Milwaukee to attend a private school at no charge grew by 3% last year, from 25,754 students to 26,689.
Minnesota’s requirement that all high school juniors take the ACT test on the state dime is proving to be short-lived, after lawmakers cut the funding that paid for the exam.
Chicago Public Schools officials warned Wednesday that without relief from their next massive pension contribution, they would have to make $500 million in additional cuts in the coming year, on top of looming cuts they say will be caused by this year’s pension payment.
THE SCHOOL REFORM Commission last night unanimously adopted a $2.8 billion budget for Philadelphia public schools that relies on more than $100 million in new but unlikely state funding.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, in candid and searing words rarely employed by elected officials of his stature, accused Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday of stymieing New York City’s legislative goals out of personal pettiness, “game-playing” and a desire for “revenge.”
TRENTON – State officials may have failed to abide by their own standards for providing help to 28 low-performing Newark schools in 2012, the U.S. Department of Education has found.
The application process for getting into kindergarten is more like applying to college nowadays.
A Southbridge middle school teacher was charged Tuesday with using an Internet messenger service to allegedly set up webcam shows featuring young girls from the Philippines.
A Central Texas junior high school teacher and coach was arrested Friday for allegedly having sexual relations with a 15-year-old female student.
The use of blended learning in schools has increased the adoption of educational technology as the public has grown fond of online learning, according to a new report.
State governments have become increasingly impatient with failing schools over the past decade. Since 2003, three states have implemented state-run school districts that take over failing schools with the goal of turning them around: Louisiana, Tennessee and Michigan.
In what may prove to be another national socioeconomic trend with roots in California, education planners in a number of states are looking with alarm at the sudden drop of college students entering the teaching profession.
Gov. Bobby Jindal finalized Louisiana’s Common Core compromise Monday (June 29), signing three legislative bills authorizing changes to the national education standards in his state. As other Common Core opponents have, Jindal painted the bills as a victory for the anti-standards camp.
The report makes wide-ranging recommendations for turning around Michigan’s schools, offering an education reform roadmap for policymakers that begins with home visits for newborns and continues through expanded college advising initiatives.
Oregon children who are starting public school and are 7 years old or younger will be required to have dental screenings, or show proof they’ve had one, under legislation signed by Gov. Kate Brown.
A Goodrich family is fuming over a huge charge the school district proposes for an electronic records search on their son.