Vitti recommends against metal detectors for all schools, citing concern about ‘prison type of environment’
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The biggest effect of the underfunding is on low-wealth districts
Supporters hope the law signed by Gov. Jared Polis will prevent aspiring teachers from giving up and diversifies the profession.
With more legal challenges pending, ‘there can’t be any steps going forward,’ Gov. Lee concedes
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Intense political rhetoric seems to be driving pessimism about public schools, a Magellan Strategies poll found, but many voters still like teachers and want to pay them more.
This year’s school finance act includes a 6% increase in per-pupil spending. Other bills signed into law expand college access, help rural districts, and boost special education funding.
The lessons will roll out as a pilot in fall 2022, with a full implementation planned for 2024.
Unions representing Denver school custodians, food service workers, and aides want an $18/hour pay hike, but district officials say that is not sustainable.
The boost in turnout came from students who cast 64% of the overall vote.
La vida es dura para los estudiantes de intermedia y secundaria que tienen dificultad para leer. Esta escuela pública de Colorado quiere ayudar.
Un programa nuevo en el Distrito Jeffco es uno de los pocos en una escuela pública enfocado en estudiantes de intermedia y secundaria que sufren de dislexia.
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Reversing a March announcement, Superintendent Hite cites bus driver shortage, need for stability.
Circulators said that the issue would go to a vote, even though it will likely be approved by the legislature without ever appearing on a ballot.
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This will be the third year the district will chip in for its employees’ pensions, an expense the city has previously handled.
More than 400 high school students graduated Tuesday from IPS’ Arsenal Tech.
Critics of a 2021 permit-less carry law call again for limiting gun access
President Biden urged lawmakers to act after 18 students and a teacher were shot and killed at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday.
The district has expanded its pool of classroom assistant subs, but the bulk of requests for backup still go unfilled.
Giving high school students an early look at what it would be like to be at the front of the room — ‘warts and all’
Over 25 Kingsbury parents, students, teachers, neighborhood residents, and community activists gathered Monday to voice their concerns about the school and discuss the path forward.
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Sarah-Ashley Andrews and Chau Wing Lam must still get City Council approval.
NYC education officials are adding more than 1,000 seats, most of them as new programs that start in third grade. The city’s gifted programs are deeply segregated.
The Republican-dominated Indiana state legislature voted to overturn Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto of House Enrolled Act 1041, which bans transgender girls from girl’s youth sports.
The masking requirement at Oscar Mayer Magnet School and 20 classrooms comes as Chicago Public Schools cases have increased in recent weeks, surpassing the mid-January omicron surge.
Los electores de Colorado decidirán en noviembre si cubrir el costo de las comidas para todos los estudiantes.
Streets near schools are uniquely dangerous, with rates of crashes and injuries that exceed NYC averages — particularly near schools where most students are poor or children of color.
Elections, like schools, need year-round, local reporting to thrive.
A review of the upcoming history Regents exam after the racist Buffalo attack uncovered materials with “the potential to compound student trauma.”
The secret lobbying behind why NYC schools paid $25 million for a former Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog location
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The proposal, which requires approval from Republican lawmakers, marks a shift for state leaders who have not previously emphasized tutoring as an academic recovery tool.
Metrics for evaluating the superintendent say he should identify at least two “enduring systems of oppression” within the district to be dismantled.
Families and educators can’t plan for next year without answers to some important questions.
“No solo queremos que nuestro maestro regrese, también queremos más maestros que se vean como él.”
The segregation is starkest for Latino students, a new study finds.
Caucus of Rank and File Educators, which has led the Chicago Teachers Union for a decade, received 56 percent of votes cast.
Whether a student can play a sport, study advanced math, or sing in a choir varies widely by where they attend school, Indianapolis Public School officials said at the latest in a series of meetings that raise the possibility of closing some schools.
La ley les da a las comunidades locales como Adams 14 bastantes opciones para resistir al estado, que ha mandado una reorganización del distrito.