School Districts

YouTube is replacing textbooks in classrooms across America

Generation Z students, classified as being between the ages of 14 and 23, believe that YouTube is a bigger contributor to their education than …

News (U.S.)

Man survives being shot in the face in Summit-University neighborhood early Saturday

A man was shot in the face in a parking lot near 754 Concordia Ave. in St. Paul, early Saturday, according to a department spokesman.At about 4:30 …

School Administration

California judge rules 5-year-old can take cannabis-based drug to school

<b>SANTA ROSA, Calif. —</b> A kindergartner in California can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to …

Special Education

Cyber crooks try to divert direct-deposit paychecks into their accounts, FBI warns

Hackers are now out to reroute the direct deposit of your paycheck into accounts controlled by the cyber crooks.<p>So, take a little extra time to verify that your paycheck hit your bank account. And beware of any official-looking emails related to company surveys, too.<p>According to the latest alert …

Social Issues

Not Just for Back-to-School: Teachers Need Help Getting Supplies All Year Long

According to the fifth Annual Teacher Shopping Survey from Agile Education Marketing and SheerID, in 2018 teachers spent an average of $652 of their own money on classroom supplies. This was up 39 percent from 2017 and was the highest amount since the survey started in 2013. The amount that …

School Administration

Minnesota school districts grapple with discipline disparities

Action taken by state will shine light on schools’ corrective strategies

Human Rights

Energy Day Encourages Students To Study STEM: 'Just Try It Out'

<b>DENVER (CBS4) –</b> The Consumer Energy Alliance along with the Consumer Energy Education Foundation hosted Energy Day Saturday morning at East High …

Natural Gas

Letter: Let schools check assessment accuracy

I am one of those Nassau residents who believed Edward Mangano when, as county executive, he announced he would no longer challenge tax assessments. …

Nassau County

Massachusetts has a $1B surplus; why no hurry to spend it?

It seems a reasonable assumption that Massachusetts politicians would eagerly find ways to spend more than $1 billion that — in a manner of speaking …

Hurricane Maria

US anti-transgender advert features man peeping into women’s toilet

A transphobic advert has been released by a group which is seeking to repeal an anti-discrimination law in Massachusetts in the US.<p>The video features …

LGBTQI

California School Start Bill Vetoed

California governor is more persuaded by opponents of the bill.<p>The governor of California had until the end of September 2018 to sign the bill …

School Administration

School districts, teachers union emphasize observation scores

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Public Education Department officially released the teacher evaluation report Monday. And observations, which make …

New Mexico

Metro Transit apprenticeship program seeks to curb driver shortage

The Metropolitan Council has launched a new apprenticeship program to combat driver shortages at Metro Transit.Working under the Minnesota …

Apprenticeships

Oregon Ed Board Draws Criticism, Defense For Loosening Instruction Time Rules

What the board terms “flexibility” affects several groups. Seniors who have either earned all the credits they need to graduate, or who are on track …

High School

AP News : Georgia's high school graduation rate rises to 81.6 percent

Georgia's high school graduation rate rises to 81.6 percent<p>Published: Today<p>ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's high school graduation has increased and now stands at 81.6 percent.<p>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that<p>The new rate is a one percentage point increase from the class of 2017, The Atlanta …

High School

Inequities Loom in School Tax Shift Plan

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 22, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Based on a …

Income Tax

Special-needs kids become co-pilots at Centennial Airport

Eight-year-old Jeffrey McClary announced soon after leaving the cockpit of a single-engine airplane at Centennial Airport on Saturday morning that he …

Special Education

Congress appears set to fix 'Duplication of benefits' problem for 2016 flood victims

<b>WASHINGTON —</b> Louisiana flood victims who borrowed money from the Small Business Administration would soon have clearer access to Restore Louisiana …

Victorian Era

This school superintendent, whose salary is more than $400,000 a year, runs the strangest school district in North Texas. Here’s why.

<b>A school district with an enhanced reputation is held back by foolish actions of adult leaders.</b><p>The problem with some troubled school districts is …

Opinion

Substitute teacher accused of having sexual relationship with 15-year-old boy

JERSEY SHORE - A substitute teacher has been accused of having sex with a 15-year-old male she met in 2017 while student-teaching in the Jersey Shore …

Jersey Shore

Colorado unemployment rate ticks up in August

Colorado added 1,500 nonfarm job between July and August, but it was government employers who did the heavy lifting when it came to hiring, according …

School Administration

School district suspends pole-dancing teacher

Ryan Kristafer takes you aboard some of the over 300 boats at the 43rd Annual...<p>Read More » 2 mins ago<p>Hundreds of veterans lined up Friday morning …

USDOT

3 Onondaga County school districts are among the fastest-shrinking in Upstate NY

<b>FULL RANKING: The 50 Upstate NY school districts hemorrhaging students fastest, ranked</b>Three school districts in Onondaga County are among those …

School Administration

Oregon's 'Model Dress Code' Aims To Make School Policies More Fair

Schools around the nation are adopting Oregon's "model dress code." The code approved by Portland Public Schools in 2016 aims to create a dress code …

Dress Codes

Governor Brown signs cyber-terrorism bill

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill from state Sen. Bill Dodd, (D-Napa), adding “cyber-terrorism” to the list of conditions that constitute a state of …

College & University

Trump Administration ‘Rethinking’ Special Ed

The nation's top special education official is setting a new agenda for the U.S. Department of Education as it works to address the needs of students …

Special Education

Richland County school district shaves day off winter break to make up for Florence

After missing several days of classes due to Hurricane Florence, Richland School District Two has decided on which days to make up, according to a …

Washington State

Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring 'Mental Health' Disclosures By Students

Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health.<p>The new requirement is part of a law rushed through the state legislature after the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.<p>The state's school …

Mental Health

SFUSD Board Member Seeks End To School Lottery System

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A member of the San Francisco Unified School District’s Board of Education is proposing that the district do away with its …

San Francisco

De Blasio Approves Integration Plan For Brooklyn School District

District 15 — including Park Slope, Red Hook and Sunset Park — will use a lottery system instead of relying on academic achievement.

Bill de Blasio