- I-LEAD feeds Puerto Rican families displaced by hurricane
- Nov 22, 8:22 AM: It's stories like those, tales of suffering and loss, that inspired the students at I-LEAD to do something to help. They decided to try to provide a happy Thanksgiving for families displaced by the storm.
- Students and parents explore opportunities at local magnet schools
- > Nov 22, 8:15 AM: Although the Dixie Classic Fair isn’t scheduled to return to the city until Sept. 2018, the Education Building at the city fairgrounds mirrored the fall classic last weekend as hundreds of local children and their parents came out
- Superintendents: Communication, leadership needed after attempt to oust Missouri education commissioner
- > Nov 22, 7:53 AM: Despite being pleased with the outcome of a vote by the Missouri Board of Education that results in the retention of the state's top education official, local school superintendents say they have been left confused and concerned
- Idaho continues to face teacher shortage
- Nov 22, 7:43 AM: Many feel Idaho's teacher shortage isn't getting any better, and in a number of school districts the applicant pool is shrinking.
- CCMS staff pitch for blended learning environments
- > Nov 22, 7:25 AM: Students at Churchill County Middle School are on their own paths to success, however, not all of them comprehend at the same pace. That's why CCMS staff is envisioning a new technique in the classroom called blended learning in
- Online Catawba launches new digital pathway for Catawba County Schools
- > Nov 22, 7:17 AM: Online Catawba provides students the opportunity to earn high school credits at no extra charge through online classes taken anywhere at any time. This is not a new concept. Currently, students can take additional online classes
- > Nov 22, 7:06 AM: The Woonsocket charter school that fudged its admission process received a three-year renewal Tuesday, but not before several members of the public education board expressed their dissatisfaction with the lack of a more serious
- Reading School Board rejects charter school proposal
- Nov 22, 7:06 AM: The Reading School Board voted not to approve a performing arts charter school Tuesday, but the school's founder vowed to fight the decision.
- Songs about computer coding? It’s what happens when an arts school adds STEM focus
- > Nov 22, 7:02 AM: Renaissance Arts was founded as an arts school in 2003. When a committee from the California Department of Education examined the rigor of the school’s academic programs in 2013, the group designated Renaissance a California
- Philadelphia Charter School Receives National Honor, Mayoral Visit
- Nov 22, 6:57 AM: Students at the MaST Charter wore blue ribbons to mark the school’s Blue Ribbon award from the U.S. Education Department.
- State: Chester Community Charter School at bottom in Delco on safe-school reports
- > Nov 22, 6:51 AM: Among all public schools in the county no school, let alone a whole district, has had more safety incidents among its populace than Chester Community Charter School, the not-for-profit education provider that teaches grades
- Appeal filed in School Board denial of charter school application
- Nov 22, 6:47 AM: Five weeks after the School Board denied Charter Schools USA its application to open Southeast Marion Charter Academy, the group has is appealing the decision to state charter school officials.
- Policymakers agree virtual schools should get more teachers and less money. Will they make it happen?
- Nov 22, 6:27 AM: After Chalkbeat revealed widespread low-performance and unusual spending at Indiana Virtual School, there were no immediate plans to change how the fast-growing but relatively little-known online charter school operates.
- Baby bust? Enrollment in NC public schools flattens, even with charter boom
- > Nov 22, 6:24 AM: Mecklenburg County has almost 18,500 students in charter schools this year, an increase of 1,700 over last year. But that’s well below the 2,600-student increase for charter schools Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools had budgeted for,
- SC Supreme Court ends 24-year school funding lawsuit
- > Nov 21, 7:47 AM: After 24 years, a landmark lawsuit over education funding in South Carolina has come to an end, but the debate has not, as one Supreme Court justice said that to continue the case would be a "gross oversight of judicial power," but
- Divided Ed Board Selects Birks
- > Nov 21, 7:10 AM: By a 4-3 vote, New Haven’s Board of Education named Carol Birks the next superintendent of schools — at the end of a raucous meeting that signaled that she will begin the job with the challenge of winning over a sizable sector of
- Achievement First To Merge Its Two Hartford Middle Schools, Citing Lack of State Funding
- Nov 21, 7:08 AM: Achievement First leaders say they plan to merge their two Hartford middle schools — Hartford Academy Middle School and Summit Middle School — mainly due to inadequate state funding.
- London High School teacher helps students achieve high AP scores with blended learning
- Nov 21, 7:03 AM: When Christina Barerra-Melde learned she was going to teach an advanced placement human geography course for the first time last year, she couldn't imagine how she would get all the information to her students.
- llinois Lt. Governor looks to expand online classrooms in rural schools
- Nov 21, 6:57 AM: Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti is looking to expand the virtual classroom to more rural schools around the state.
- Blue Oak Charter offering new homeschooling option
- > Nov 21, 6:53 AM: With the launch of a new program, Blue Oak Charter School hopes to offer a Waldorf education, at home. Blue Oak has launched a home schooling/independent study program centered around Waldorf education, a teaching philosophy focused