Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:48pm
The Maryland Department of Education is about to make a very big mistake. Under the Education and Secondary Education Act (better known as No Child Left Behind), low-income families whose children attend low-performing schools are eligible to receive supplemental educational services outside of the regular school day.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:27pm
Federal education officials said they would investigate allegations by a civil rights group that black students in Jefferson Parish are being arrested at a disproportionate rate by law-enforcement agents who patrol public schools.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:08pm
A crisis in the U.S. public education system poses a “very grave national security threat,” requiring an overhaul to offer families more choices, business, education and political leaders said in a report.