Since the university’s officers committed to watching over Midtown in 2009, residents and businesses have reclaimed the streets.
D.C. Schools chancellor Kaya Henderson is calling for an overhaul of the process for mapping out school modernizations in the coming years, saying that the renovations have become overly political and prohibitively expensive. Read full article >>
Adjunct faculty across the country are calling for a walk-out today to protest their working conditions, including uncertain course loads semester to semester, and low or stagnant pay.Here Karen Hildebrand, an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, takes on this issue:Read full article >>
Federal officials have offered their support for a teen who has accused four Michigan school districts of discriminating against him because he is transgender.U.S. civil rights laws protect “all individuals from sex discrimination, including transgender individuals,” lawyers for the Justice and Education departments wrote in a statement filed in federal district court.Read full article >>
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Kehinde Wiley Puts a Classical Spin on His Contemporary Subjects
What does a Wiley painting typically look like, both according to the descriptions here and based on your own observations?
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 13 article, “In Praise of the Cute Animal Video.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
Is Twitter affecting the national debate on the Common Core State Standards initiative? Three researchers working on a digital reporting project say “yes” — and they call this the first national policy conversation played out in social media.Read full article >>
Prince William County school officials are faced with cutting $17.5 million from a budget already strained by years of reductions and booming enrollment, the School Board learned Monday night.The school system, the second-largest in Virginia with more than 80,000 students, is entering one of its toughest budget seasons in years. Late last year, the Board of County Supervisors, which provides about half of the school system’s budget, signaled it would set the tax rate lower than planned. If the county board follows through with its plans, it will leave the schools with $11 million less than they had anticipated in the coming school year and a total of $113 million less over five years.Read full article >>
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson said Tuesday that she plans to begin offering principals multi-year contracts, perhaps as soon as next school year, in response to repeated calls from school leaders and community members for more stability at the top of their schools.Read full article >>
The case before the high court asks whether teachers' duty to report suspected child abuse makes them adjuncts of law enforcement when it comes to prosecution.
Education savings accounts—which allow parents to use public funds to customize schooling for their children—are the newest frontier in school choice.
The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers step up lobbying efforts, targeting lawmakers in their districts.
The U.S. Supreme Court to hear the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, involving subsidies to those in states without their own health-care insurance marketplaces.
Even some of the most ardent supporters of the standards say the ones developed for the upper grades have weaknesses and should be revisited.
Officials scramble to cut back the length of time needed for the Indiana's state assessment, amid a continued tussle over education leadership in the state.
School Improvement Grant rules out this month give more leeway on turnaround strategies to states with waivers, not just to SIG recipients.
Researchers are finding that having a parent in prison can be more traumatic to students than a parent’s death or divorce.