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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
On her Twitter feed, a Newark Memorial High School teacher described in explicit terms her desires for her students.
5 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
PASADENA >> A 16-year-old South Pasadena High School student who was allegedly planning a school shooting with another student will remain in juvenile hall.
7 hrs ago | 680News
The agency that measures how Ontario students are doing in reading, writing and arithmetic is calling for "aggressive efforts" to turn around low scores in math.
11 hrs ago | Nor'Wester
Education minister Darin King, along with senior representatives for the school districts and teachers in the province, say they expect to face challenges as they introduce full-day Kindergarten in Newfoundland and Labrador, but are on track to begin in September 2016.
16 hrs ago | WGBH
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy exchanged multiple emails with executives at Pearson PLC about the potential for working together.
High schools in the Chicago suburbs are moving up final exams to before winter break to increase efficiency for teachers and students.
Young children grow much more slowly than other mammals because their developing brains require so much energy to prepare for the challenges of later life, a new study contends.
A Wilkes-Barre teacher who appeared in two reality TV dating shows during the last school year has returned to the district and is teaching third-graders.
A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat."
Teachers in Saginaw's public school district have agreed to take an additional 6 percent rollback in pay for the next two years.
School officials in Boston say they can't guarantee transportation for all students a day after school buses didn't complete more than a dozen routes for morning pick-up.
New laws require schools to have EpiPens to help kids with allergies New laws require schools to have EpiPens to help kids with allergies Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/michigan/2014/08/25/new-laws-require-schools-to-have-epipens-to-help-kids-with-allergies/14560533/ Michigan schools ... (more)
A 70-year-old security guard, wounded in April while helping subdue a student on a stabbing spree at Pennsylvania high school, was fired with no good reason just before the beginning of the new school year, his lawyer said on Monday.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
For many years, it was valid to urge that students take a good look around as they entered high school in the fall - because more than one-third of their opening-day classmates would probably drop out before Graduation Day four years later.
Let them sleep in! That's the message from the nation's largest group of pediatricians who, in a new policy statement, say delaying the start of class to 8:30 a.m. or later in middle and high schools is "an Docs urge delayed school start times for teens Let them sleep in! That's the message from the nation's largest group of pediatricians who, in a ... (more)
Austin is soliciting help from area school districts to fill 50 crossing guard positions at some intersections that are unmanned as students return Monday.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:42 pm
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