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New Stillwater Area School District ECFC is First ‘Green’ Building in District

Early Childhood Family Center quickly outgrew its walls and needed someplace else to go.

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Smoking Within 100 Feet of Schools Now Illegal in NY

As of Wednesday, it’s now illegal in New York, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed new bills into law designed “to protect New York’s children and teenagers from the harmful effects of cigarettes.”

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NC School Board Supports 25 More Charter Schools

North Carolina's school board is clearing 25 new charter schools to gear up for opening next year, the biggest jump since a statewide limit on charter schools was removed last year.

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Other Unions Plan to Stay in Schools if Teachers Strike

If teachers strike, Chicago Public Schools officials will rely on other unionized school employees to keep an eye on students who come to school buildings kept open around the city, according to briefings given to aldermen Wednesday that revealed additional details of the district’s strike contingency plan.

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Board of Education to Discuss Additional Revenue

In their Tuesday night work session, the Knox County Board of Education is discussing what do with millions of dollars in additional revenue coming to the school district.

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Board to Review High School Grading Policy; Major Changes Unlikely

The Board of Education will have three options next week when it reviews the grading policy for county high school students.

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Apple's iPad overtaking PC Sales in Schools

As back to school kicks off in the U.S., new data claims that Apple's iPad is outpacing traditional PCs in sales to students and schools for the first time ever.

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Scranton School District Fails to Make AYP

The Scranton School District has failed to meet a key measure of performance on state exams.

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Special Education Spending Reduction To National Median Could Save Districts $10 Billion: Study

A study released Wednesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has found that if high-spending public school districts reduced their special education staffing levels to align with the national median, the country could save $10 billion annually.

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Connecting Schools by Mobile Technology

To explore innovative ways of connecting schools using technology, Telkom launched its connecting schools project on Monday in George.

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