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51 min ago | KFVS12
Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday appointed Maynard Wallace to fill the last vacant position on the eight-member education board.
4 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald
California teachers earned an average of about $85,000 per year in salary and benefits last year, while 100 superintendents made more than $250,000 each, according to data provided by hundreds of school districts statewide.
9 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
The superintendent of Newton's public schools has been docked a week's pay for failing to credit Gov. Deval Patrick in graduation speeches at the city's two public high schools.
Sabrina Santucci reports from Guilford County that the Houston Independent School District is recruiting teachers and promising them about $18k more than they are making in North Carolina.
When entering into contacts with vendors, school districts hope that 1) the vendor will comply with the law, and 2) in any event, the vendor will be responsible for its own employment-related disputes.
A new federal provision allows qualifying districts with high percentages of students on food assistance to feed all their students.
Georgia parents now can see how their children are performing compared to students with similar academic histories.
"These are being implemented as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010," said Lynne Rogers, director of food service for the Tupelo Public School District.
Chattooga, Georgia The Chattooga County School District has signed a five-year contract to use StudentConnect , a product that lets school districts and parents track students using ID cards that contain radio frequency identification device chips.
The Washoe County School District has fired Superintendent Pedro Martinez with little explanation - and much to the surprise of Reno city officials who embraced his hiring two years ago.
RIALTO >> In the wake of a school assignment that asked middle school students to argue for or against the existence of the Holocaust that caused international outrage, Rialto Unified officials and Southern California Jewish leaders will meet next week to work out a plan on how to repair the damage done.
A western Indiana school district is telling teachers and other employees they can't lead prayers during school-sponsored event.
Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony.
The program, dubbed the One-to-One Technology Initiative, will provided MacBook Air computers for all certified staff members at each of the countywide district's eight high schools.
TV reports that Council Middle School principal Melanie Fernanda McKinney and counselor Corey Matthews both surrendered at the Tallapoosa County jail.
Madras High School's head track and field coach, Melissa Marie Bowerman, 43, was arrested Monday on allegations of sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy on the track team.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:21 pm
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