Business & Finance

3/23/2012

3/23/2012

The Virginia Board of Education conducted a first review of a Fairfax County charter school application.

3/23/2012

The Obama Administration has spent $4.6 billion overhauling failing schools. But critics say the investment might not pay off in the long run.

3/23/2012

Education Secretary Arne Duncan used Thursday’s appearance before a key House subcommittee to not only defend the Obama administration’s request for a $1.7 billion increase in school funding for fiscal 2013, but also to rip the GOP budget proposal laid out by Rep. Paul Ryan earlier this week.

3/22/2012

3/22/2012

Gov. Beverly Perdue's verbal drumbeat in support of raising additional revenues for the public schools next year could be heard at one of the big technology companies located in North Carolina Wednesday.

3/22/2012

When the new school years begins in August in Oswego, it won’t just be the kindergartners who have a lot of new faces and names to learn.

3/22/2012

The Cincinnati Board of Education approved layoffs for 40 administrators Monday and outlined plans for an agreement to rehire Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ronan at about half her current salary.

3/22/2012

The city’s Department of Education says it has secured enough money to allow all low-income students to pay the same amount to take the Advanced Placement exams this spring as they paid last year.

3/22/2012

Verducci disclosed his decision at Monday's Board of Education meeting, having earlier informed trustees in closed session.

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

When Wisconsin extended the deadline for public school open enrollment, it was an effort to make it easier for parents to make the best choice for their kids' education.

3/20/2012

Seven months after Central Dauphin School Board decided not to renew Superintendent Luis Gonzalez’s three-year contract, moved him out of the administration building and gave him special assignments, the search for his replacement has gone into high gear.

3/20/2012

L.A. school officials have a chance to apply directly to the government for education grants. They shouldn't squander it.

3/20/2012

PLATO Learning announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Archipelago Learning, an award-winning software-as-a-service provider of supplemental education products. 

3/19/2012

3/19/2012

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may be winding down, but there's another economic stimulus taking place in and around San Mateo (Calif.), where two school districts are spending hundreds of millions of dollars overhauling their facilities.

3/19/2012

Among the nation’s young people, those in the South suffer the worst rates of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV, according to a new study that finds little resistance among parents in the region for age-appropriate sex education in schools.

3/19/2012

The Cupcake Wars came to Public School 295 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in October.

The Parent-Teacher Association’s decision to raise the price of a cupcake at its monthly bake sale — to $1, from 50 cents — was supposed to be a simple way to raise extra money in the face of city budget cuts.

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