Los Angeles teachers are on strike, demanding smaller class sizes, more counselors, librarians, and nurses for students, and a bigger raise.
Many IL schools labeled as “lowest performing” aren’t in Chicago; they’re in post-industrial areas like Rockford, Peoria, and Springfield.
The “best” students, or those most likely to succeed in college, a career, and life, usually don’t get straight As in school.
Staff and students at a small high school about 35 miles south of St. Louis have started a food pantry in the school’s library.
We find these 11 stories to have the greatest potential for influencing activity and direction in schools for the near future.
Free and reduced-price school meals should continue during the shutdown, although if it goes past February, questions start to pop up.
The federal government could remain (partially) shut down for several days, but student aid for college is generally unaffected.
A former coach at a Catholic h.s. in Baltimore has been charged with the sexual abuse of a minor student at the school.
Voters across the country had good news for schools, resoundingly defeating a voucher initiative in Ariz., and electing many pro-education governors.
Many schools in Florida are still closed after a deadly hurricane laid a path of destruction across much of the panhandle.