Local television news personality J.C. Hayward has asked a D.C. Superior Court judge to remove her from the list of defendants in a case involving allegations of a multimillion-dollar self-dealing scheme at a District charter school.Read full article >>
Alvin L. Crawley, a veteran educator who spent the past year as the interim superintendent of Prince George’s County schools, is expected to take on the role of interim schools chief in Alexandria.
The city School Board is scheduled to act on a contract with Crawley on Thursday night, the school district announced Wednesday. Crawley would lead the 13,500-student school system while the board conducts a national search for a permanent superintendent to replace Morton Sherman, who resigned abruptly before the beginning of the school year.Read full article >>
The Prince George’s County school system will host its first community forum to discuss the fiscal year 2015 operating budget next on Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sasscer Administration Building, 14201 School Ln., Upper Marlboro.Read full article >>
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Here's the first sentence of a story in The Buffalo News about a forum where several thousand parents, teachers and school administrators attended to talk about education:
Reform of high-stakes testing for schoolchildren, a groundswell movement of lawn signs and small-scale protests, became an earthquake Wednesday evening.Read full article >>
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