by Marian Wang ProPublica, Nov. 7, 2014, 10:26 a.m. The North Carolina State Board of Education has issued a warning to a charter-school chain for failing to comply with an agency order to disclose the salaries of school administrators. The schools have been put on “financial probationary status,” which could lead to sanctions if their […]
– Sarah Lazare, staff writer In a ruling with broad implications for public education across the United States, a California court on Tuesday struck down key workplace protections for the state's public school teachers by siding with student plaintiffs—backed by powerful political forces— who claimed such policies negatively impacted the quality of their learning. Issued […]
Parents, students, and teachers all over the country have joined the revolt to liberate our kids from a test-obsessed education system.
As Disney corporation withdraws from “Rocking in Ohio” tour, concerned parents say ‘not enough’
Many state schools have moved toward the “high-tuition, high-aid” model by discounting for students with high test scores or for out-of-state students who will ultimately pay more than residents
the cherry blossom or sakura has been a symbol of “the cycle of life, death and rebirth, on the one hand, and of productive and reproductive powers, on the other” throughout the history of Japan.
Student fees have been something of a known irritant for years, often criticized as a kind of stealth, second tuition imposed on unsuspecting families. But such fees are still on the rise on many campuses. And though their names can border on the comical — i.e., the “student success fee” — there’s nothing funny about how they can add up.
Russians have long loved their vodka but are slowing turning to AA to fight a growing addiction.
first Antarctic winter crossing, with no option of rescue,
Is happening Friday, December 21, in Coos Bay