Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 3:32pm
Most principals today are hard pressed to find time for the multitasking they are expected to do, from overseeing the daily operation of their schools and interacting with parents to evaluating teachers and providing them with professional development to do their jobs at a high level.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 3:29pm
Atlanta school officials have confirmed that a shooting took place at Price Middle School Thursday in Georgia. School officials say two people were wounded in the shooting. One 14-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital after being shot in the head, the Associated Press reports. Police say they have two people in custody.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 3:23pm
Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, students at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City will be mandated to undergo random drug testing by submitting roughly 60 strands of hair to a staff member at the 1,000-student school, KSHB.com reports.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:40am
Lower Merion School District officials introduced the preliminary budget for 2013-14 at Monday night’s school board meeting, cautioning residents that this year’s tax increase is likely to be steeper than last year’s 1.99 percent increase.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:38am
The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office has assigned an additional deputy to school security duties, giving each of the parish’s four schools a full-time officer on campus, the School Board learned Tuesday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 5:20pm
For years, there’s been an ongoing discussion about the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots.” As technology has advanced, so has that gap, which is driving fundamental changes in how we work, learn, and live.