Business & Finance

1/11/2012

1/11/2012
West Virginia state education officials, teachers, lawmakers and others continue to wade through an expansive public education audit released by the Governor’s office.

1/11/2012

Several factors make it tougher for Chicago teachers to strike.

1/11/2012

Governor Brown hopes to convince Californians to tax themselves to support schools.

1/10/2012

1/10/2012

Some parents and activists have blasted the Gwinnett County (Ga.) School District for its response following reports that students at Beaver Ridge Elementary School received a math worksheet that used examples of slavery in word problems, according to local and national news reports.

1/10/2012

Wyoming school districts reversed "top-heavy" staffing in their central offices in 2010-11, according to a report released earlier this month by the Wyoming Department of Education.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked a fight last week with what has long been Albany’s most powerful force: public schools.

1/9/2012

As the Marion County School Board and Superintendent Jim Yancey continue to prepare for a proposed four-day school week, we are witnessing a public-policy travesty unfold.

1/9/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation's schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/9/2012

A former Teacher of the Year at an Alabama elementary school admitted to molesting over 21 girls during his 25-year career, police said on Thursday.

1/9/2012

Chicago schools that voted for a longer day starting in January will add that extra 90 minutes daily when students return to classes Monday.

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

The Houston Independent School District does not always select vendors based on transparent and consistent criteria and often weights price too low, according to an outside procurement audit.

1/6/2012

The Berkeley School Board kicked off the process to find a new superintendent Wednesday with a request for proposals from consulting companies able to lead the search.

1/6/2012

Although the Highland Park School District has been working hard the past year to turn around a dismal money situation, a team has just declared a financial emergency.

1/6/2012

Seven state education groups have come together to ask elected officials to stop cutting public school funding.

1/6/2012

A new report released by the Chicago Public Schools' inspector general has uncovered a host of misconduct allegations against CPS employees and officials, including improperly disbursed benefits that resulted in a loss of over $1 million in district funds.

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