Tag : public schools

Betsy DeVos

Education  16 January '17

Betsy DeVos To Push For School Vouchers? Skeptics Question If It Will Help Students Get Better Access To Education

School vouchers might not help in letting students get better access to education.

President Obama Announces John King Jr. As Education Secretary During News Conference

Education  13 January '17

Public Schools Keep The 'American Dream' Burning, According To Outgoing Education Secretary John King

He doesn't know what would be the next step for him after Jan. 20, but he is considering going back to teaching.

Children with disabilities and autism

Education  12 January '17

Rights Of Children With Disabilities, Autism In Public Schools Still Unclear As Supreme Court Decides On Case

The Supreme Court took the case on more rights for children with disabilities and autism in public schools on Tuesday.

David Davis Goes Back To School

Education  11 January '17

Donald Trump's New Education Plan Might Cripple Around 1,200 Public Schools In New York

Trump's new policy that cuts down the spending on Public schools is likely to damage around 1,200 schools, according to a recent study.

Children Head Back To School In Chicago

Education  5 January '17

Who Will Be Accountable For Public Schools & Its Students In The Trump Government?

The President-elect and his Education secretary pick, Betsy DeVos, are for charters or voucher schools and not public schools.

Donald Trump Holds Weekend Meetings In Bedminster, NJ

Education  6 December '16

Donald Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos To Push Christian Reforms? Appointment Raises Concerns Among Secular Groups [VIDEOS]

The new government official strongly believes that schools can best teach Christianity among students but the law states that public schools are not mandated to impose any religion.

The Kohl's And Boston Children's Hospital's Healthy Family Fun Donation Announcement Event

Education  26 November '16

Parents Donations To Public Schools: Should There Be A Reason To Do So?

Should parents be expected to donate to public schools?

California Department of Public Health Calls E-Cigarettes A Health Threat And Calls For Regulation

Teen  9 November '16

Vaping Teens Most Likely To Be Heavy Smokers And Traditional Cigarette Smokers? Study Claims

A new study claims that teens who vape are most likely to become traditional cigarette smokers and smoke more often.

Students Start Summer School In Chicago

Education  9 September '16

Education Latest News And Updates: Race, Wealth And Achievement Gaps; Affecting US Education Progress?

Despite highlighting the importance of quality education, the progress of students in the United States is not nearly on pace with other nations, noting the possibility that the country will lag in international competitiveness.

 Detroit Teachers Hold Walk Out For Second Day

Education  24 August '16

Supreme Court: Detroit Teachers Who Staged "Sick-Out" Protests Did Not Violate Any Law

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Detroit Public School teachers and freed them of any charges, saying that their sick-out protests were a practice of their fundamental right to freedom of speech.

Maryland Tests Concept of Public Military School

Education  14 August '16

Education Trends: What You Need To Know About Public Schools In The US; The System Is Disappointing The Students

Public schools in the U.S. are facing an alarming problem. Know the reason why.

Ninth Ward Kindergarten Re-Opens Two Years After Hurricane Katrina

Education  30 June '16

How Can Detroit Improve Charter Schools And Give Better Education Choices For Students?

In Detroit, there are many charter schools but most of them have some of the country's poorest students. What can the city do to close failing ones and open more schools that can meet the literacy needs of its students?

Sexual Violence Against Women Rampant In Impoverished Haiti

Education  15 June '16

NYC Schools Facing Complaints On Mishandling Black Female Sexual Assault Victims

Attorney Carrey Goldberg filed another complaint to the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights in protest of NYC schools' handling of sexual assault cases that involved black girls.

Detroit Teachers Hold Rally And 'Sick Out' To Protest Working Conditions

Education  3 May '16

Teachers Union Forces Nearly All Detroit Public Schools To Close

Nearly all Detroit public schools were closed on Monday after a teachers union urged members to call in sick in a protest over funding issues.

German Politicians Debate Future of Universitiess

K-12 Reform  26 April '16

Schools Should Start Later So Teens Could Sleep And Function At Best

Students who get adequate sleeping time have better grades, fewer tardiness and absences, and less signs of depression.

Ninth Ward Kindergarten Re-Opens Two Years After Hurricane Katrina

Education  22 April '16

The Department Of Education Expands Focus On Charter School Students

The Department of Education in the U.S. called for applications to create a competitive grant program for charter schools.

Pope Francis Attends His Saturday Jubilee Audience

Bilingual  20 April '16

3 Major Reasons Why Most Latinos Don't Attend Catholic Schools; No. 2 Is Heart-Wrenching

The Hispanic community is known for being devout Catholics, but why aren't most of them in Catholic schools?

Life On The Road With A Family Run Circus

Education  11 April '16

What You Need To Know About Homeschooling Before Enrolling Your Child

Homeschooling is now a trend. Here are some things that you need to know about this system.

Government Plans Education Summit

Education  11 April '16

Sex Education for Middle and High School Students: Hawaii Public Schools Adds New Sex Ed Policy

Most of the middle and high schools departments are already teaching sex education but, it is quite immeasurable to know how far Hawaii had gone through.

UNICEF Kid Power Twin Cities Celebrates Impact of Local Kids Getting Active and Saving Lives

Education  9 April '16

ESA For Students: Pros and Cons Of Coverdell Education Savings Accounts

Coverdell Education Savings Account is viewed with split opinions among parents and educators on the pros and cons of ESA.

School Supplies Distributed To Children At Cabrini Green Housing Project

Education  5 April '16

Improving Public School Education Requires Concerted Effort; It Is Not A One-Man Show

Community participation is the key to improve public school education.

Student reading in the library

K-12 Reform  1 April '16

Every Student Succeeds Act: Answer To Low-Performing Schools; Proven In 3 Districts

It's not the end of the world for low-performing schools as Every Student Succeeds Act is on the rescue.

Record Rains Spawn Epic Floods In Austin, Texas Hill Country

Wellness  30 March '16

How Safe Is The Water In Public Schools?

Experts say that lead contamination has been found in schools nationwide.

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