Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 2:39pm
The Chicago Public School's Board of Education will vote on a resolution Wednesday that would give charter schools grants of up to $75,000 and teachers stipends of $800 if they implement a longer school day in 2011-12.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 2:07pm
A week after the Senate knocked down President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs bill, leaders from the West Virginia Federation of Teachers and the West Virginia AFL-CIO touted the education benefits of the president's plan Monday, saying it would repair run-down schools, hire more educators and funnel resources to West Virginia's neediest children.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 1:11pm
Senate Democratic leaders have settled on which piece of President Barack Obama's jobs plan they want to move on first: $35 billion for state and local governments to rehire teachers, police and firefighters.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 2:19pm
About a dozen Atlanta educators implicated in the district's cheating scandal find out Thursday whether Georgia education officials will strip them of their teaching certificates, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 11:10pm
We are approaching the end of the second year of NBC's Education Nation reports and last week I listened to the virtues of charter schools being extolled, the faults of traditional public schools being magnified, and the efforts that thousands of teachers make every day to connect with children being tossed aside like yesterday's garbage.