Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 2:52pm
The slumping economy has had an under-publicized effect on children, who bring the pain of their parents’ troubles to school in the form of stress, hunger, lack of money for basic activities or even homelessness.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 2:44pm
Debate over the No Child Left Behind revision continues on the Senate floor as lawmakers attempt to find middle ground on how the education law should be changed, and how it can best serve students and teachers while improving the American education system.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 5:22pm
A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 2:07pm
TheLos Angeles Unified School District has agreed to sweeping revisions in the way it teaches students learning English, as well as black youngsters, settling a federal civil rights investigation that examined whether the district was denying the students a quality education.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 10:34pm
A 19-month civil rights investigation of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that the district failed to provide an equal education to English-learners and black students, resulting in wide academic disparities, the U.S. Department of Education announced.
A North Carolina district, which was plagued with underperforming schools in the 1990s, revamped its leadership, instruction and culture to be a class act for the 21st century—and an example for other districts.