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The D.C. public school system plans to cut central office spending by 25 percent and increase funding for the city’s schools to improve course offerings next school year, part of a new budget that includes $726 million in local money.Read full article >>
Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to the University of Texas at Austin and Louisiana Tech in Ruston, though no new allegations had been substantiated.
Gov. Rick Snyder issued an executive order transferring the functions of the office charged with turning around failing schools from the state Education Department to an agency he has control over.
LeapFrog, a dominant maker of educational toys and games, has watched its sales plummet because of cheaper alternatives.
Thanks to hovering American parent culture, the La Grange Library food fight wasn’t just between a 3-year-old and an 18-month-old. It was also between their mothers.
The District’s deputy mayor for education has released new numbers to demonstrate progress for the new D.C. Reengagement Center, which came under scrutiny this week during an oversight hearing. The center opened in October as a centralized place where thousands of young high school dropouts in the District can find a path to a degree or a job. Read full article >>
Two students were expelled from the University of Oklahoma this week after a video of them leading a racist chant went viral. The response from David Boren, the president of the university, was swift and decisive — the video went public Sunday night, and by midday Tuesday the university had announced the expulsion.Read full article >>