Tiburcio Vasquez, a 19th century outlaw, is remembered in historical accounts as a notorious criminal who terrorized southern California. But one school district in California wants to remember him another way: as a hero to the Hispanic community who fought back against injustice.
Support for prayer in school has declined since the 1970s, except among one group: evangelical Christians, finds a new study. The findings may not come as a surprise given the rise of evangelical Christians as a societal force over the same time period. In August, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, sociologist Philip Schwadel reported in the journal Sociology of Religion that even as religious affiliations have decreased in America, evangelicals have become more devout.
An unusual thing happened in 2012 as Kansas City Public Schools braced for what at times threatened to be the most devastating drop in enrollment yet.
Easton Area School District will join neighboring school districts by allowing students to take online courses next year.
Last January, Gov. Bobby Jindal took the oath of office for his second term, declaring in his inauguration speech that anyone who stood in the way of his education reform efforts “must stand down.” On Friday, a judge in Baton Rouge said, in effect: not so fast.
The Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options (LaBAEO) stands today with Louisiana parents and students, and other education reform advocates, in full support of protecting the Louisiana scholarship program.
Three generations had graduated from Perry High School, and the fourth was going to no matter where Brian and Michelle Cox lived.
A draft bill prepared for Gov. Rick Snyder would fundamentally change K-12 education in Michigan, allowing students to choose school districts, make greater use of online learning and earn financial incentives of $2,500 per semester for completing high school early.
The first of two D.C. Council hearings on a plan to close 20 public schools schools started Thursday, while opposition to School Chancellor Kaya Henderson's proposal has started emerging from various quarters.