Board of education

106-year-old Ohio woman to get high school diploma

LUCAS, Ohio (AP) — A 106-year-old Ohio woman is finally going to get her high school diploma. Reba Williams said she completed high school in Mount Vernon in central Ohio but was denied her diploma because she refused to read a final book.

02/28/2013

Ohio teacher may be fired over duct-taped students

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – A northeast Ohio middle-school teacher has until later this week to respond to an allegation that she posted a Facebook photo of her students with their mouths covered with duct tape.

01/22/2013

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Companies donate security technology to Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut company said Friday it has nearly finished installing state-of-the-art security equipment at a school to which students were moved after the deadly Newtown school shooting.

01/18/2013

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.

12/21/2012

LA school board to mull holding full academic year

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified schools superintendent plans to ask the board of education to rescind 10 furlough days and restore the district’s 180-day academic year. The school board is set to […]

11/12/2012

LA Unified board elevates arts to a core subject

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Unified school board has elevated arts to an essential “core” subject in the district’s curriculum, exempting it from further budget cuts. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to […]

10/10/2012

RI school system: Dad-daughter dances violate law

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district’s father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a state gender discrimination law, prompting some to complain that the move is an […]

09/18/2012

Parents decry proposed crackdown on LA charters

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dozens of parents with children in charter schools on Tuesday protested a proposal before the Los Angeles Unified School Board to declare a moratorium on new charter schools and tighten oversight […]

09/11/2012

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