Wed, 13 Jan 2010 14:49:48 GMTAfter more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.
Tue, 12 Jan 2010 20:24:33 GMT
(image) Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."
Wed, 20 Jan 2010 02:55:10 GMTStuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 11:07:18 GMT
(image) Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.
Tue, 22 Dec 2009 13:47:54 GMTUsing federal stimulus money to avoid layoffs at schools is going to create a shortfall even more difficult for states and schools to contend with when that money runs out, according to a first-of-its-kind study released Monday.