So-called red flag law is on the table.
The move, protested by Hanley’s charter operator, marks another twist in the chaotic unwinding of the Achievement School District.
That’s short of a school board directive to station as many as two officers at all high schools.
Brandon Johnson’s biggest donors are teachers unions. Paul Vallas is raking in cash from wealthy individuals — some of whom have supported charter schools and other education reform efforts in Chicago.
A proposed staff restructuring sparks student protests, teacher concerns at a Brooklyn charter school network
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Federal funding for majority low-income schools is going to some schools with more affluent demographics
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Larry Krasner’s report also found that 95% of girls arrested in the city are children of color.
Early childhood education advocates want the winner of the April 4 runoff to prioritize access to affordable child care, attracting and retaining early childhood education staff.
MSCS dismisses early, cancels after-school care, events Friday due to severe storms, possible tornadoes
District offices will also close early.
New features this summer include an effort to pair LGBTQ youth with affirming jobs and a small program to serve undocumented youth.
The assessment exhausts and excludes student teachers, Kate Sjostrom writes.
Voters living within the IPS, Speedway, and Warren Township school districts will consider school tax measures in the May primary election.
Newark residents will cast their vote in April for next school year’s $1.3 billion budget blueprint that also boosts spending for English language learners.
Some Shelby County commissioners are pushing for more accountability in developing and funding projects.
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