Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 7:31pm
Chicago school officials have tried but largely abandoned various strategies for combating truancy in grades K-8 during the past two decades, while collecting little if any data on whether the programs were effective or why some failed. A few programs remain in place but operate on a limited scale or are riddled with problems, the Tribune found.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 7:25pm
The race for three Los Angeles school board seats — and an expected showdown between the teachers union and its opponents — began to take shape Saturday with the deadline for candidates to announce their plans to run.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 7:18pm
Students in Canton, Mass., are the latest to receive training that would give them a more proactive role in responding to a school shooter. Instead of hiding, they would barricade doors and learn counter techniques.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 5:43pm
With time comes change and with change comes growth. Through the years education and technology have been changing and schools have been growing to encompass these new changes. With locations in Ashley High School, St. Louis, Fulton and St. Johns, several mid-Michigan schools provide new virtual learning centers.