A winter storm has left people without power on dangerous roads. School events from basketball to the SAT test have been cancelled.
Charter schools are common in Chicago. The city wants to put another one inside an existing h.s. that has had its budget cut.
The state of IL, even after 22 months of impasse, still has no budget, and schools, struggling to make ends meet, drop services.
Another private Christian school will close this year in the town of Frederick in Central Maryland. The school says enrollment is too low to continue.
A troubled high school in Baltimore will remain open, thanks to strong and loving feedback from students and the community. And $1 million in cash.
A district on Chicago’s N. Shore is going through a tough time, and the outgoing supt. thinks some schools should be closed. Not everyone agrees.
Opting out of tests has become a habit, esp. in some states, like N.Y. Teachers College surveyed parents to determine their reasons.
The closure of low-performing high schools in New York brought considerable resistance from communities, but the end result may have been positive.
We respond to a letter that says school board shouldn’t push the panic button whenever it might be necessary to close a school.
We bid farewell to one of the Chicago area’s premier high school marching bands on our way to the largest marching event in the nation.