York Public Schools Receives $20,000 Grant to Enhance Existing After-School Program
York Public Schools has received a $20,000 grant from Beyond School Bells, Nebraska’s statewide expanded learning Network and a public-private partnership housed the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. This grant will be used to enhance our existing after-school program, which serves an average of 110 students each day at YES/YMS. Our after-school program is in [...]
How one Lincoln school turned around its absentee rate and earned a good state rating
Two years ago, 20% of Culler Middle School students missed so many days of school their absenteeism got a label: chronic.
Detroit Public Schools Community District
Call (313) 240-4377 for answers to enrollment questions Examination High School testing sessions postponed to March 3 Thank you for applying for admission to one of our DPSCD Examination High Schools (Cass, King, Renaissance, and Southeastern) Due to the severe winter storm, DPSCD has cancelled all district-related activities for Saturday, February 10, 2018, including the Examination High School testing sessions. The sessions will be rescheduled for…
Voters to decide on whether or not Welch Public Schools will receive $3.9 million bond
A special election is set for March 5th in the town of Welch, Oklahoma.
Norfolk could convert 10 schools into public charters
NORFOLK At a time when the division is dealing with challenges including school construction and accreditation ratings, Superintendent Samuel King is moving forward with an ambitious plan to convert 10
Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steven Webb receives top honor as Washington State’s...
Posted November 24, 2015 Steve Webb. Photo courtesy of VPS The Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) has named Dr. Steven Webb, superintendent of Vancouver Public Schools, the 2016 Superintendent of the Year. The announcement was made Nov. 21 at WASA’s Superintendents Component meeting in Bellevue. The award recognizes the outstanding leadership of active, front-line superintendents and pays tribute to those who lead our public schools…
Detroit Public Schools’ Camp Burt Shurly receives $100,000 donation in honor of late Businessman...
Funds will support the continued modernization and improvement of the District’s 240-acre camp facility located in Gregory, MI. Camp Burt Shurly, Detroit Public Schools’ signature 240-acre camp located in Gregory, Michigan, has received a gift of $100,000 by the Mueller Family, trustees of the Joseph Handleman and the Nommontu Foundations. The donation is in honor of Joseph Handleman, a Detroit native, business man, philanthropist and long-time…
10 public high school students each receive $12K tourism scholarship
Ten public high school graduates who intend to pursue tourism-related college degrees have been named inaugural recipients of the Hooilina Scholarship.
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George Mason Receives $10 Million for Public Policy School
The gift from Dwight C. Schar will support and expand programming at the university's School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs....
Here's why many Seattle Public Schools special education students stayed home this week
Updated 2/8/19 10:10 am In Seattle, many parents of special education students are learning the hard way that their kids don't get transportation this week unless they made special requests for snow routes at the start of the year Ann Huber has two grandchildren who both receive special education services at Aki Kurose Middle School. Like many kids in special ed, they get door-to-door transportation to…
28% of Public School Teachers Chronically Absent, Why?
A new analysis by the Thomas P. Fordham Institute has found that more than 28% of public school teachers are chronically absent. Chronically absent is
Transgender Bathrooms in Public Schools
Read what WNYers think about Obama's new suggestions for the transgender bathroom policy. Feel free to share your comments below!
Why some French Jewish parents are taking their kids out of public schools
There have been growing fears among Jews in France since high-profile anti-Semitic attacks in 2015 and 2016. Now some Jewish parents say they're worried about anti-Semitism in French public schools.
Hawaii Public Schools Get Federal Funding
Hawaii's public schools are getting $1.5 million in federal funding to improve academic achievement at schools throughout the state.
Topeka Public Schools is investigating why parents received a bizarre phone call
Parents that received the call, or heard it on their voicemail were confused since the call was recorded in a different language.
What the average teacher earns in every Pa. public school district
This July 18, 2018, photo shows a display of back to school backpacks in a Target store in Pittsburgh. (Gene J. Puskar/The Associated Press) Classroom teachers in Council Rock School District in Bucks County, on average, had the highest salary among classroom teachers in the state last year. The average classroom teacher there earned a salary of $99,707 in the 2017-18 school year, according to Pennsylvania…
Why Denver Public Schools didn’t close school Tuesday during snowstorm
DENVER-- Snow started falling early Tuesday morning across the Front Range. Despite the snow, most major school districts around Denver decided to stay in session. We issued a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day. Snow showers will continue through Tuesday and Wednesday morning. We spoke with Mark Ferrandino, the Deputy Superintendent of Operations to talk about why DPS did not cancel. Here's what he had to say:
There’s No Way I’ll Send My Kids To Public School To Be Brainwashed By The LGBT Lobby
Excerpt from TheBlaze.com By Matt Walsh Charlotte public schools have banished the terms “boy” and “girl” from their classrooms. RELATED: Teachers at School Directed to Stop Addressing Students as ‘Boys and Girls’ The new tran...
How are Delaware's public schools responding to Governor Carney's proposed funding cuts?