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The pages break down how much money each school received per student, and allows you to compare it to the citywide average of roughly $21,112 per student.

Many high school students struggled in the aftermath of COVID. This graduating senior found a talent for wrestling, teaching, and connecting with the classmates who wanted to give up.

The policy shift comes after some Manhattan parents lobbied Chancellor David Banks to impose geographic admissions preferences at high-demand local high schools.

Just 4.5% of offers at specialized high schols went to Black students and 7.6% to Latino students, a slight uptick from last year. About two-thirds of the city’s students are Black or Latino.

The bill bans schools from putting students in classrooms that are 88 degrees or hotter. The impact in NYC could be limited since schools have air conditioning.

The parent leaders were involved in high-profile controversies surrounding transgender students and the Israel-Hamas war.

From Indy’s west side to the east, here’s how to find the free meals closest to you. Meals are also available to students across the state this summer.

“We recognize coming to college is an investment,” said Wayne State University President Kimberly Andrews Espy of efforts to help students afford college.

The new matrix comes more than a year after a shooting inside East High School and following state findings that DPS disproportionately suspends Black students with disabilities.

The district posted its opening proposals online and the union shared its contract ideas with members. Both sides want at least a four-year agreement.

Fewer high school students are vaping and drinking alcohol, but marijuana use has held steady.

About a third of CPS elementary students are meeting state standards in reading, while about one-fifth meet them in math.

Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says it is now a matter of agreeing on “the details, not the big issues.”

The interactive site’s disappearing act represents another headache for the districts’ years-long quest to create a plan to repair facilities.

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    Both schools will now work with nonprofit TNTP on improving instruction.

    Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti hopes to sustain long-term funding for literacy programs supported by the settlement money.

    Some school leaders are hoping the money can subsidize vape sensors to install in schools and additional substance abuse counselors.

    The Teacher Prep Academy at the University of Indianapolis wants to draw more young people to teaching to fill open education jobs in the state.

    After hearing from victims’ parents, the board called on lawmakers to beef up emergency operation plans, and for more funding for student mental health measures.

    Although position cuts in Memphis have been expected all year, details were sparse until a meeting Tuesday where board members pushed back on how Superintendent Marie Feagins has communicated to staff.

    The analysis of the state’s 10 largest school districts focused on how many sources hadn’t been fixed about a year after they were identified as having high lead levels.

    Advocates say proposed changes to Michigan’s Great Start Readiness Program would ‘turn back the dial’ on progress.

    The Chicago Teachers Union is proposing adding 'newcomer liaisons’ at schools enrolling students arriving from other countries. But the district is facing a budget deficit that could limit hiring.

    Thousands of migrant families are moving into majority Black neighborhoods, where schools are struggling to serve kids who are learning English as a new language.

    The legislation would dramatically overhaul how Pennsylvania funds schools following a 2023 court ruling that declared the state’s education funding system unconstitutional.

    The proposed actions follow a set of recommendations by the Blue Ribbon Commission and include ending a requirement that students pass state Regents exams to earn a diploma.

    Some districts had lower per-pupil funding at high-needs schools despite an increase in at-risk funding, according to the analysis.

    That’s according to a new report released as the Denver school board debates a new school closure policy.

    Replacement plans remain unclear, as Feagins reorganizes schools based on their state letter grade.