Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 2:04pm
A legislative panel decided on Thursday to drop efforts to move forward with charter school and school flexibility legislation, which was one of the top agenda items for Republican lawmakers and Gov. Robert Bentley going into this session.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 1:41pm
The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a plan to hold back some third-graders not reading at grade level. But Gov. John Kasich, who originally proposed the concept, said the Senate’s version undermines his vision to improve education.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 11:20am
Six high school students from the Chicago Vocational Career Academy were scheduled to serve Congress a lunch Thursday that featured chicken raised without antibiotics, just like much of the chicken now on the menu in public schools back home.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 11:16am
Following a controversial state ban on bake sales in schools, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a budget amendment Wednesday that would allow individual cities and towns to decide whether they wish to prevent the sale of sweets during the school day.