As a scientist, a biologist by training, I’m wondering about a few assertions in the Next Generation Science Standards, which were released a few days ago.
School Districts U-46 in Elgin and 300 in Carpentersville voted to deny a charter Monday for a virtual (online) charter school, but the school can appeal to a charter commission in the state.
Based on action in the Maryland state Senate, Prince George’s county executive might be taking over control of the 204 public schools in the county fairly soon.
The trend of wearing leggings (tight hosiery) as pants, which started a year or two ago, is very popular among young girls, and schools need to address it more specifically in their dress codes.
Charges were dismissed against a PE teacher in Rockville, Md., who was apprehended by a police K-9 unit for sleeping in a school locker room overnight.
Two 17-year-old football players at a Connecticut high school were charged with the statutory rape of two 13-year-old girls. The case has brought the predicted online backlash against the victims.
In Atlanta, 35 educators, including the city’s former schools chief, were indicted Friday in connection with a test-cheating scandal.
The Illinois state House sponsor of a proposed “parent trigger” bill says she will not call the bill in the current legislative session.
The Chicago school closing saga continues, as the Chicago Teachers Union led a rally downtown to protest all the closings.
A short but powerful bill to prevent cyberbullying passed the Maryland House of Delegates in a unanimous vote Saturday.