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New rules taking effect in 2024-25 respond to concerns about the impact on student mental health.

Despite a petition with more than 65 signatures from the school's families, parents say it is unclear why the club hasn't been formed.

Miss Major Middle School is one of 21 possible new charter schools vying for just nine spots, as applicants say a SUNY Charter Schools Institute vote could come as soon as next week.

The district’s Stronger Tomorrows program received a $10,000 donation to promote safe sleep and help young parents stay on track to graduate.

The proposed $9.9 billion CPS budget faces several pressures, from union negotiations to the end of federal COVID aid.

The two-year deal increases pay for teachers across the board and includes several new benefits.

Brooklyn Frontiers High School recently enrolled eight Guinean immigrants, with help from the nonprofit InsideSchools to improve the enrollment process for older immigrant students.

Ahmed’s tenure at the Division of Early Childhood Education came at a time of upheaval for the city’s sprawling publicly-funded early childhood system.

A research brief from the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability said Illinois districts could be in a pinch with the state projecting less revenue from a tax on corporate profits.

We want to hear your thoughts on how artificial intelligence-powered tools like ChatGPT are affecting the classroom.

Both officials took on some of the Education Department’s highest-profile challenges in their prior roles.

Elizabeth Krutz of the La Porte Community School Corporation is slated to take over the school at the end of July.

Lower FAFSA completion rates nationwide have sparked fears fewer students will show up in the fall to colleges and universities.

Among the plaintiffs are six school districts: Cherry Creek, Harrison, Mapleton, Platte Valley, Westminster, and the Brighton-based 27J..

A federal judge had rejected most of the Catholic preschools’ claims in a June ruling.

A new report finds that early elementary school students are having an especially hard time catching up to their pre-pandemic peers in math and reading. Schools may need to provide them with more intensive support.

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    Earlier this year, NYC officials blamed the upgraded cafeterias for encouraging kids to eat more, and as a result, they cut popular foods from school menus.

    The new board — which will have 10 elected members and 11 appointed ones before becoming a fully elected board in 2027 — will require a number of adjustments for the district.

    Almost three-quarters of the students who didn’t pass the state reading test and were retained in third grade in 2023 got subsidized meals.

    The cuts to mental health and safety grants will mean cuts to school resource officers, counseling, and other types of social and emotional support, education leaders said.

    The program will extend free college options to more middle income students.

    Union leaders say the new contract sets Detroit apart from other districts, with terms that will attract new teachers and retain existing ones.

    The city’s early childhood education system has taken center stage during budget negotiations between Mayor Eric Adams and City Council this year.

    The teachers will have their rent covered for a year starting in August.

    Through history, art, culture, and conversation, students get the support that queer youth before them didn't have.

    The resolution calls for ‘greater coherence, clarity, and collaboration’ between all public schools.

    Facing budget deficit, Chicago vows to guarantee pay for laid-off workers

    Mayor Cherelle Parker stressed the pilot won’t significantly change the academic calendar, won’t be mandatory, and won’t disrupt collective bargaining agreements.

    A potential state school budget plan floated by lawmakers Wednesday could mean massive cuts to mental health funding, layoffs, and other cuts.

    The nation’s largest school system is “very much leaning towards” banning cell phones, David Banks said Wednesday.

    Mayor Cherelle Parker's year-round school model is taking shape through Philly's summer programming.

    The plan prioritizes addressing staff shortages in the classroom, but cuts jobs in other areas.

    The new study from the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research comes ahead of a July school board vote to remove police from all schools.

    If the city doesn’t allocate additional funding, officials “will have an all out war with parents, teachers, and the Albany legislature,” the teachers union warned.

    The teachers union leader said the tentative agreement with the district is full of “big wins.”