WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools would be barred from employing teachers and other workers convicted of sexual offenses against children or other violent crimes under a bill the House approved Tuesday. The measure would require […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Education officials are proposing to do away with the standardized reading and math tests California public school students have taken since the late 1990s. California Deputy Superintendent Deb Sigman told the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up. The price of housing and food trumps tuition costs for students who attend two- […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California school districts must have procedures in place by Friday for students and parents to file complaints if they feel their schools are improperly charging fees for educational activities.
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (AP) — The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — California has lost a bid to avoid requirements of the No Child Left Behind law. The San Jose Mercury News says the state was notified last Friday that its request for a waiver had been denied.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As a result of the passage of Proposition 30, Santa Monica College announced today it will proceed with its six-week winter session, starting Jan. 2. The Board of Trustees had voted […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday. The California Charter Schools Association said an unprecedented […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities. With five years of funding cuts causing stumbles […]
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 […]