- Shopping for a home based on the school district: Parents study test scores, class size
- Jul 2, 7:57 AM: Schools may be temporarily closed but they remain a driving factor in parents’ home purchasing decisions, say real estate experts.
- Opinion: It’s time to enforce the law and help at-risk kids
- > Jul 2, 6:01 AM: It has fallen to civil rights and school reform groups to do what Brown and Torlakson refused to do — enforce the law. They have filed complaints and lawsuits against local school officials, challenging their plans, called LCAPs,
- Supreme Court cements Arizona school tax credit
- > Jul 1, 7:37 AM: At issue in both Arizona and Montana is a system that gives people a dollar-for-dollar credit against their income taxes for money donated to organizations that provide scholarships for students to attend private and parochial
- Explore Academy opening charter school in the northwest in August, free with no waiting list
- Jul 1, 6:54 AM: There is a brand new charter school opening in August in the northwest part of town. Explore Academy is geared towards middle school-aged children and it’s free, with no waiting list.
- L.A. schools reopening: 20% of parents, 36% of staff are not ready for campuses to open
- > Jun 30, 8:01 AM: About 20% of Los Angeles parents said they are not ready to send their children back to a campus this fall, and more than a third of employees said they are against returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to survey results
- Phoenix Union says schools will start virtual learning on Aug. 3, not Aug. 17
- Jun 30, 7:02 AM: Gestson cites three reasons Phoenix Union will be starting on August 3 for the 2020-2021 school year. First, he says the "achievement gap" will grow wider if teaching is delayed.
- Judge denies state’s request for dismissal in education lawsuit
- Jun 30, 6:01 AM: A judge has denied the state of New Mexico’s request to dismiss a mammoth education lawsuit that has been at the center of public school funding and reform.
- Editorial: More School Testing Needed? Better Ways to Spend Limited Funds?
- > Jun 30, 5:59 AM: Over the past 20 years, Colorado — and most US states — have been holding K-12 schools accountable for student growth by administering tests in reading and math on an annual basis. But the annual testing, scheduled for April, did
- Charter school creates choice, competition
- Jun 30, 5:38 AM: Choice is good. That’s the initial reaction of local school officials to the news that Pinnacles Prep application has been approved to become the Wenatchee Valley’s first charter public school.
- Opinion: Decolonize our education system
- Jun 29, 8:43 AM: We’re not just reckoning with the pandemic, but with generations of colonization and oppression. One thing is clear, the current approach to education is not working.
- Online or in the classroom, teachers and students must show up every day, new rules say
- > Jun 29, 8:37 AM: When it comes to education, the new state budget goes beyond providing $70.5 billion in funding for K-12 schools — it sets fundamental accountability rules for a new era of distance learning in California by requiring teachers to
- Denver charter schools received $16 million in federal coronavirus aid for small businesses
- > Jun 29, 8:19 AM: Denver charter schools received a total of $16 million in federal coronavirus relief funds meant to help keep small businesses afloat during the pandemic, according to a memo prepared by Denver Public Schools staff at the request of
- Nevada charter schools will create their own reopening plans
- Jun 29, 7:10 AM: The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority board decided Friday that each individual school it sponsors will develop its own reopening plan for the upcoming school year amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Opinion: An equitable education is essential, even in crisis
- > Jun 29, 6:00 AM: Education is essential, and we must treat it as such. The negative effect of losing additional classroom time will reverberate through a generation of students. We must find a way to safely bring students and staff back into our
- As COVID-19 changes education systems, Washington school superintendent candidates push for local control
- Jun 29, 5:45 AM: Five candidates are running in Washington’s Aug. 4 primary against incumbent Chris Reykdal for Superintendent of Public Instruction, calling for more local control of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Two Rivers School drops charter bid with Roaring Fork District, for now
- Jun 26, 6:51 AM: The state-chartered Two Rivers Community School in Glenwood Springs is withdrawing its application to reauthorize under the local school district due to the uncertain school finance fallout from the pandemic response.
- Schools upset over ‘CARES Act Swap’
- > Jun 25, 6:48 AM: A section of a budget solvency bill aimed at absorbing a revenue drop caused by the coronavirus pandemic and plummeting oil prices would reduce the appropriation to the school funding formula by about $45 million to reflect federal
- California schools must provide daily live interaction, access to technology this fall
- Jun 25, 5:46 AM: California schools will need to offer daily live instruction and regular communication with parents, among other requirements, in order to receive state funding for the upcoming school year.
- Ducey unveils aid package to help keep Arizona's K-12 schools afloat during pandemic
- > Jun 25, 5:34 AM: Arizona students can attend class virtually in the coming academic year without public schools losing significant amounts of per-pupil funding, thanks to one of several measures rolled out by the governor on Wednesday to keep
- All-boys charter school for students of color pitches program to Cherry Creek school district
- Jun 24, 7:50 AM: An out-of-state charter management organization submitted early paperwork this month to open a school tailored for boys of color in the Cherry Creek School District.