- Utah’s online schools boomed during the height of the pandemic. What’s happening now?
Here’s how other Utah virtual schools are doing, two years after students were forced to learn online in the spring of 2020 and many stayed out of classrooms that fall.
Sep 21, 10:33 AM:
- S.F. schools welcome 1,000 more students than expected this year: ‘An optimistic sign’
San Francisco schools saw about 1,000 more students than expected this fall, a slowing of a financially devastating decline in enrollment and bolstering hopes that fewer families will flee the district in the wake of the pandemic. >
Sep 21, 10:29 AM:
- State report cards show impact of pandemic
While 100% of students were promoted to the fourth grade, 63.3% were proficient in third grade reading and 24.3% saw improvement in K-3 literacy.
Sep 21, 10:27 AM:
- Kentucky lawmakers explore expanding KEES money for homeschool students
Lawmakers are actively considering a proposal to allow homeschooled children to receive the same amount of KEES money traditional students can earn.
Sep 21, 10:14 AM:
- In union-stronghold Pennsylvania, Democratic nominee supports school choice
Support for more education funding isn’t a rarity among Democrats nationally, but a Pennsylvania gubernatorial nominee is standing out for his support of school choice.
Sep 21, 10:12 AM:
- New Excel Academy launches for students in CF, NP, Providence
Leaders said Excel brings 20 years of experience running high-quality schools and prioritizing a rigorous and inclusive approach.
Sep 21, 10:11 AM:
- Local elementary school nationally recognized for academic excellence
The U.S. Department of Education gives the award to schools that have closed the education achievement gap between subgroups of students.
Sep 21, 10:08 AM:
- Excellence in education
Between grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on educational growth, many administrators and teachers alike have been trying not to fall too far behind.
Multiple schools in the Lebanon Special School District >
Sep 21, 9:47 AM:
- Six Philly-area schools named Blue Ribbon winners by the U.S. Department of Education
Last year, seven local schools won the honor. Schools can be recognized either for overall academic excellence or for stellar progress in closing achievement gaps among students.
Sep 20, 9:46 AM:
- California poll finds parents leaving traditional public for charter schools
More than one in four California parents have switched their child’s school during the pandemic with most transferring from traditional public to charter schools, according to the 2022 PACE/USC Rossier Poll.
Sep 20, 9:42 AM:
- LePage unveils education reforms and a 'Parents' Bill of Rights'
LePage, a Republican who is seeking a third nonconsecutive term as governor, is also calling for “true school choice” so public education funds follow students to “a public school, private school, charter school, or parochial >
Sep 20, 9:38 AM:
- 16,000 Idaho families to receive money from Empowering Parents Program
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted educational learning across the country, Idaho included. As teachers, parents and guardians move to help students recover from this learning loss, they need access to additional support. The >
Sep 20, 9:32 AM:
- 3 Bronx charters named National Blue Ribbon Schools
Only three New York City public schools made this year’s list of National Blue Ribbon Schools, and all were charter schools located in the Bronx, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s picks released Friday. >
Sep 20, 9:30 AM:
- Orange County Board of Ed to hold special forum on charter schools
The Orange County Board of Education, tasked with supporting public schools, is hosting a forum on a specific type of institution: charters.
Sep 20, 9:23 AM:
- Early College High School receives National Blue Ribbon School honor
Early College High School at Midland College has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
Sep 20, 9:20 AM:
- Private, homeschool enrollment on the rise in RI
Public school students are back in the classroom with no COVID-19 restrictions for the first time since 2019, but private schools in Rhode Island are reporting record enrollment and homeschool co-ops are also on the rise.
Sep 20, 7:28 AM:
- Families reflect on the pandemic’s long-term impact on students’ learning
...data showing the full extent of COVID-19's long-term impact on elementary students' learning is only just starting to emerge.
Sep 19, 10:07 AM:
- Majority of Texas voters favor school voucher programs, DMN/UT-Tyler poll finds
Most Texas voters want voucher-like programs that allow state funding to be used to send children to private schools, according to a new poll from The Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas at Tyler.
Sep 19, 10:06 AM:
- Global Learning has big plans as New Bedford's first charter school marks 20 years
The opening of school this year officially marked two decades since Global Learning Charter Public School opened its doors with ambitions of offering a unique educational experience unlike anything New Bedford — or much of the >
Sep 19, 10:01 AM:
- Public school enrollment up in Miami-Dade this year
Miami-Dade County Public Schools leads the tri-county area in school enrollment totals this year.
Sep 19, 9:59 AM: