School officials in Clarkston said an investigation into former Superintendent Rod Rock determined he did not violate any laws or district policies and did not compromise student safety when he engaged in a relationship with a 19-year-old woman that started after she graduated from the district.
The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its Top 10 Education Issues for 2018 Wednesday during its fourth annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast in Raleigh. More than 225 business, education and government leaders attended, according to the group.
Forum Executive Director Keith Poston said the K-3 class size mandate and school funding are among the most pressing issues facing North Carolina schools for 2018.
School choice proposals to be offered in upcoming legislative session
As the 2018 Nebraska legislative session nears, several organizations continue to call for more school choice.
Educate Nebraska — a nonprofit organization that weighs in on K-12 issues — has joined forces with Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska, which advocates for school choice among other non-education issues.
The groups, led by Katie Linehan and Matt Litt respectively, are in favor of three school choice bills that will be considered by the legislature this session:
The group of internet hackers who claimed credit for breaching the Columbia Falls School District's database is allegedly wreaking havoc on other schools throughout the nation.
The U.S. Department of Education issued a warning this month encouraging school districts to take extra precautions against cyber extortionists.
GREENWICH — Candidates for the Board of Education engaged in an at-times fiery debate Wednesday night over racial balance, the future of New Lebanon School, smaller class sizes, common core, charter change and a 10-year vision for Greenwich Public Schools.
AUSTIN - Texas House members spent much of Tuesday criticizing the governor's plans to give teachers a pay raise and to allow parents to send students to private schools, casting doubt that the proposals would pass in the lower chamber, which has repeatedly voiced skepticism over the bills they say fall short of addressing the state's larger education problems.
Wisconsin school advocates pushing for more money
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Advocates for Wisconsin's public schools, heartened by higher tax collection forecasts and promises by Gov. Scott Walker, are hoping the Legislature bolsters funding in a way that allows the money to be spent in the classrooms rather than used to lower property taxes.