Business & Finance

4/16/2012

4/16/2012

This week, a team from the Alabama Department of Education will replace the Birmingham Board of Education as decision makers for the state's fourth-largest school system.

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

At a time when suburban school districts are pushing back hard against taking over the state's share of teacher retirement costs, many are paying thousands of dollars — sometimes hundreds of thousands — in penalties for giving big raises to administrators and teachers and driving up pensions.

4/13/2012

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year — and the resignation of two top finance officials.

4/13/2012

Kyeana Hodge hated to read. And for the freshman at Fitzgerald High School in Warren, that meant hating school.

4/13/2012

In an effort to communicate timely, school-related information to parents, teachers and citizens through the tools they use every day, the DeKalb County School District is launching a new automated notification service through K12 Alerts that sends school news via email, text message and voicemail. 

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

From now until May 4, 2012, students can send their original video submission for a chance to be one of three to receive a one week, all expenses paid trip to go behind the scenes at Lenovo, Intel and Vuguru. 

4/12/2012

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year.

4/12/2012

Public education is good for students, good for the state and good for the economy, so funding it adequately should be a priority. That was the message delivered by hundreds who attended a rally this morning on the state Capitol steps.

4/12/2012

A new study was released by the Centers for Disease Control ranking states for teen pregnancy rates.

4/12/2012

The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bullying prevention in an era of school funding shortages.

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

Sunburst Digital and A.D.A.M. Education announced a new partnership designed to bring A.D.A.M. Education’s web-based middle and high school biology, human anatomy & physiology curriculum to school districts across the country.

4/11/2012

A coalition of 16 parent groups Monday demanded a meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel to go over the real research on a 7 1/2-hour school day, and not the “misinformation” they charged district officials with spreading.

4/11/2012

Florida has the highest enrollment nationwide of 4-year-old children in a state pre-kindergarten program, but a new report warns the state may see little return on its investment because of poor quality and underfunding.

4/11/2012

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon moved Tuesday to restore about $6.8 million previously cut from public education programs thanks to a boost in lottery sales from the recent record-high Mega Millions jackpot.

4/11/2012

What would you do if you won the lottery? Most people would be to quit their job. That is not the case for the three Mega Millions winners from Maryland. The "Three Amigos," as they like to call themselves, will continue working in public education despite the fact that they each netted about $35 million from their lucky win.

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