Expect no flurry of education bills as the GOP majority’s time runs out
In October alone, there were nearly 14,500 school bus delays, lasting 41 minutes on average.
House Republicans want to reinvent high school to let students receive credit for working.
The district’s decision to close six schools in 2023 could leave buildings available to charter school operators for $1.
Just 17% of New York City schools were meeting the education department’s Computer Science for All equity goals of reaching girls, Latinos, and Black students, according to a recent report from NYU’s Research Alliance.
Legal experts recommend parents of students with disabilities make a written request to their school districts to schedule IEP meetings about services called “compensatory education” by Dec. 31.
Detroit officials aren’t closing schools yet, but they’re asking parents to monitor their children’s social media use.
“The reality is, at several points in the near future, we’re all going to have to make unpopular decisions,” Superintendent Alex Marrero said.
Commissioner Laurie Cardoza-Moore says some books should be pulled from shelves statewide
Nearly 1,000 participants at a Philadelphia gathering discussed the importance of a diverse teacher workforce and the challenges facing Black male educators.
Superintendent Tony Watlington said the move will let the district align facilities improvements with the district’s long-term vision for academics.
The new grant comes as Pennsylvania introduces standards to help teachers address bias.
“For some students, going back to a building for a full day just didn’t feel like it was for them anymore,” the school’s principal said.
Ayala was the first woman and person of color to hold Illinois’ top education job and emphasized equity in education throughout her career.
Several big school districts had fewer psychologists or counselors this fall than they did before the pandemic.
The Denver school board rejected a pared down recommendation to close just 2 schools. Members called for more community engagement even as budget questions loom.
District officials say the effort is a key tool to prevent violence and self-harm, but some advocates are skeptical.
The vote is the latest blow to the nationally recognized charter network. Last month, Chicago Public Schools moved to take over the charter’s two South Side campuses.

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Colorado’s Red Rocks Community College leaders say students need to know college will help them not just learn, but also make it easier to live.
Newark Public Schools ranked itself high in this year’s state-required self-evaluation. In 2017, Newark’s evaluation was vital in the state’s decision to return local control to the school district.
Every Thursday at Infinity Math, Science & Technology High School, juniors volunteer to help underclassmen catch up.
IPS officials unveiled the blueprint in September, but have tweaked it a few times since then. The board is slated to vote on it Nov. 17.
Superintendent outlines plans to spend the billionaire’s gift on tutoring in literacy and math, pending board approval
The discussion about changing names is part of a broader effort to revisit decisions made during the time the district was overseen by state appointed emergency managers.
Past efforts to overhaul Colorado school funding have hit political roadblocks. Could this be the year?
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has doled out more than $150 million to school districts in recent weeks.
Administrator says there are likely thousands more beyond the district’s current count
At the American Museum of Natural History, student field trips have increased markedly this school year compared to last year, but are still only about half of what they were before the pandemic.
The billionaire ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who pledged to give away her fortune has donated $25 million to Chicago Public Schools, $16 million to the Noble Network of Charter Schools, and $7 million to the LEARN Charter School Network.
The change comes after hundreds of people signed a petition to keep the charter school out of Harshman, a traditional public school.
The nonprofit One Million Degrees provides low-income community college students with mentoring, tutoring, an annual stipend, and professional development to help them stay enrolled, finish their degrees, and have a career.
“The national conversation on homelessness is focused on single adults who are very visible in large urban areas. It is not focused on children.”
“I really like my school and I want to keep it open because it’s like family to us,” one second grader told the Denver board, which is set to vote Thursday on recommended school closures.
Process calls for gathering input from the public, educators, nonprofits, and business leaders
Other districts could learn from what worked — and what didn’t — in Brooklyn’s District 15.
An empathy divide threatens the lives and well-being of Black children.
Duggan administration shelves a planned $6 million investment in child care infrastructure for other priorities
Sarah Slack, a science teacher at Brooklyn’s I.S. 223, won the prestigious Math for America Muller Award for her work on bolstering climate education across New York City.
El junta escolar tiene la última palabra. La junta tiene programado votar por la recomendación el 17 de noviembre. Se requiere mayoría de votos para aprobar la recomendación.
The Newark-based charter school resumed its efforts to conduct a pay equity analysis following leadership changes in the human resource team that had originally put the plan on pause, Great Oaks Legacy said.