User: newstrust Topic: US
Category: Education :: Education Reform
Last updated: Nov 17 2017 22:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 8,862    
Why Hickenlooper wants to give some charter schools $5.5 million 17.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
If Mike Epke, principal of the New America School in Thornton, had a larger budget, he would like to spend it on technical training and intervention programs for his students.
Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge hospitalized 17.11.2017 AP National
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was in critical condition Thursday after undergoing an emergency heart procedure at a hospital in Austin....
Also found in: [+]
New study: When it comes to financial aid, UC is the most general of top public universities 14.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
New charter rules, California's foreign students, Detroit's deal for teachers: What's new in education 13.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
For at-large D.C. Council members, challengers from east of the river 13.11.2017 Washington Post
For at-large D.C. Council members, challengers from east of the river
Also found in: [+]
Money for tutoring, a deal to ease transfers, new textbooks: What's new in education 10.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
L.A. gets $11.2 million grant for tutoring, summer classes, college-readiness prep 10.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
Education board greenlights changes to the way test scores are categorized 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Last day for school choice, a private-school tax break, advocating for 'Dreamers': What's new in education 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
Inside Betsy DeVos’s efforts to shrink the Education Department 9.11.2017 Washington Post
Just two positions requiring Senate confirmation have been filled, 350 workers have been shed since December, and other employees are being offered buyouts. Current and former officials are concerned that the reductions will compromise the department’s ability to perform key functions.
Also found in: [+]
An oil spill near a school, charter school concessions, taxes for graduate students: What's new in education 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
Charter school rules, Cal State trustees, choosing textbooks: What's new in education 7.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
Move over, dodgeball: Schools pump up phys ed with choices 7.11.2017 AP National
You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district....
Also found in: [+]
Rodriguez's future, brave baseball players, math festivals: What's new in education 6.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Ready (or not) to choose Virginia’s next governor? A guide to the race and issues 6.11.2017 Washington Post
Ready (or not) to choose Virginia’s next governor? A guide to the race and issues
Also found in: [+]
The Republican Tax Plan Would Help Rich Families Send Their Children to Private School 4.11.2017 Mother Jones
Under a Republican tax bill that experts anticipate would disproportionately benefit wealthy Americans, families would be able to withdraw up to $10,000 a year from tax-free college savings accounts known as 529s and use it for tuition and expenses at K-12 schools, including private and religious schools. The bill released on Thursday would also:  End […]
Also found in: [+]
Republican tax bill furthers DeVos' push for school choice 4.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' school-choice agenda is getting a bit of a boost from the Republican tax bill, which would allow parents to use education savings accounts to pay tuition at private elementary and secondary schools....
Also found in: [+]
L.A. Unified's charter showdown, wooing new teachers, tax plan's higher ed hits: What's new in education 3.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
Showdown looming between L.A. Unified and charter schools 3.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A showdown is looming between the charter division of the Los Angeles Unified School District and charter schools that want to buck some of the district’s rules.

District officials say the rules are needed to keep the schools accountable. The schools call them bureaucratic and say complying is...

Also found in: [+]
PUC's New York problems, school enrollment time, suspensions down: What's new in education 2.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 8,862