Measures include beefing up teams that monitor attendance, and better targeting support to schools.
District officials say the training will help teachers work in a district where most students are Black or Hispanic.
The seven campuses in the LEARN Charter School Network began the school year on Monday, two weeks before Chicago Public Schools. The network usually starts in early August.
Culinary camp is among dozens of summer programs offered by Chicago Public Schools. The district enrolled more than 90,000 students, but some programs struggled to serve as many children as they hoped.
Supporters of a Colorado school funding measure to raise teacher pay failed to gather enough signatures to make the November ballot.
As the future of DACA hangs in the balance, students keep up hope that they’ll be able to continue education.
Mientras el futuro de DACA es incierto, los estudiantes mantienen la esperanza de poder continuar sus estudios.
Over 100,000 Memphis-Shelby County Schools students and 6,000 teachers will return to classrooms on Monday. But the superintendent remains on leave.
Advocates urge state lawmakers to address the shortage of mental health care providers.
Local governments in Nashville and Memphis failed to show that an injunction was warranted, the judges ruled
According to the Illinois board of education’s funding formula, Chicago will receive a smaller than expected share of new state education funding this year.
Here’s where incumbent Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon stand on key education issues.
A storm flooded my family’s Washington Heights home, again.
Backpacks, notebooks, pencils, and other school supplies will see a reduced tax rate for the next two weeks.
Como directora, dependo de las familias para ayudarme a tomar decisiones críticas al momento de contratar personal. Aquí les cuento por qué lo hago.
More Colorado Class of 2022 students completed the FAFSA, signaling they plan on going to college. But the nation outpaced the state’s rebound.
The decision is more complicated than meets the eye, and either choice involves some trade-offs.
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Some critics argue that private schools should not receive COVID relief money
Teacher Evin Jarrett says a summer program in which students get hands-on lessons about construction is their capstone.
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston have more small schools. A budget crunch looms.
Personnel records include evaluations of one of the women who worked under Ray at Memphis City Schools’ Office of Alternative Schools
“The power struggle will overshadow the board doing anything,” one observer said.
Those who see the need for more educators of color often don’t understand what prevents teachers like me from entering and staying in the profession.
The candidates are competing in a very tight race to battle incumbent Gretchen Whitmer in November.
Denver classroom aides will start earning $20 an hour this school year, with custodians and food service workers to follow. The district is competing with rising private sector wages.
Superintendent Alex Marrero lays out a vision that emphasizes belonging and community alongside academic achievement. Denver’s last strategic plan expired in 2020.
Cities have seen a sharp decline in younger children since the pandemic hit.
The state overpaid Chicago Public Schools $87.5 million between 2019 and 2022. Now, the district must pay $11 million annually through 2030.
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The founder of Royals for Women’s Rights at Hamilton Southeastern High School says education and open discussions are crucial.
It’s harder than ever to juggle all the demands of being a teacher. Advocate for yourself with the administration.
When I flip through a book, it’s like I’m cradling the essence of the characters. I want my peers to experience that.
Illinois children between 6 months and 5 years old are now eligible for COVID vaccinations. Will child care centers return to normal this fall?
After another year of learning disruptions, families of students with autism say the summer program at Nassan’s Place has helped them form a community and receive much-needed services.
The Jeffco school board will hear closure recommendations on Aug. 25 and vote in November.
After busing shortages plagued Chicago schools last year, the school board passed measures to prioritize students with need and added new contracts.
As most Chicago high schools have moved away from police officers on campus, 40 schools will have at least one officer on campus this fall.
Hundreds of job seekers meet with district representatives to fill positions before school begins Aug 29.
The district calculates an on-track rate in order to get a sense of students’ ability to graduate before they reach the critical final years of high school.
Parents, former educators, and incumbents are among the candidates running for four open seats on the Detroit school board in the Nov. 8 general election.
The decision keeps in place an order temporarily blocking the education department from moving forward with hundreds of millions of dollars of cuts to school budgets.
Memphis board disregarded recommendation to deny Frayser network’s proposal, and instead approved Westside Middle School, which has an anti-racist theme.
Speedy voucher rollout draws hopeful families, more legal challenges
The new Urban College Acceleration Network aims to help schools offer more college level courses to high school students in cities.
Attorneys battle one more time over whether academic outcomes and funding gaps matter to the state constitution.
For many low-income students, the summer before their first year of college is nerve wracking. Between endless paperwork and financial aid, some never go.