“Quality” and “safety” are the two key measures in fresh rankings of the states with the best and worst school systems.
Districts are awash in COVID relief funding but the inflation fueled by the pandemic means the power of teacher salaries has declined over the past 10 years.
Several districts report having extreme difficulty in maintaining a full bus driver roster on the first week of school.
False reports of active shooters have caused lockdowns, disruptions and high anxiety at dozens of schools in several states this week.
Baldwinsville School District Superintendent Jason Thomson was found with a blood alcohol content nearly twice over the legal limit.
One-fifth of an Alabama district's faculty and nearly 20% of students were absent this week due to illness.
Deon Jackson, who was just hired in May 2021, was fired without explanation by the Berkeley County School District's newly elected school board in South Carolina.
A New Jersey superintendent was charged with assault earlier this week after he allegedly punched a woman during a late-night altercation at the Jersey Shore, according to police and multiple local media reports.