The Prince George’s Board of Education will hold two community meetings to discuss its plans for building and repairing schools in the district.
One meeting is scheduled for Thursday at Crossland High School in Temple Hills, and the other for Jan. 22 at Largo High School in Upper Marlboro. Both meetings will be held at 7 p.m.Read full article >>
The Twitterverse lit up with questions that came fast and furious, and overwhelmingly from critics of Rhee, the former D.C. schools chancellor and current lightning rod for issues around school reform.Read full article >>
Weighted student budgeting comes and goes in American school districts. I rarely write about it because it is difficult to describe without putting readers to sleep. It is also hard to make comparisons from one district to the next because everybody does this sort of portable student funding differently.Read full article >>
This is an actual letter sent to parents from a school in Georgia. The parent who provided it asked to remain anonymous, along with the school -- but administrators know who they are.
— Steven Singer (@StevenSinger3) January 13, 2014Read full article >>
Virginia’s law that allows families to opt out of public education for religious reasons needs further study, according to a Republican state legislator.
Del. Thomas Rust (R-Fairfax) has proposed a resolution that would direct the commonwealth’s education department to study the religious exemption law and make a recommendation as to whether it should be amended to ensure that all children are getting an adequate education.Read full article >>