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  • Wolf's education chief vows to advocate for schools

    When Gov. Tom Wolf tapped Pedro Rivera, former superintendent of the Lancaster School District, to be the state's education chief, Rivera was in shock.
  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years

    The state's new superintendent of schools believes the formula to distribute state aid to Illinois schools is flawed. But, unlike lawmakers pushing for an overhaul this spring to divert more money to poorer downstate schools, he thinks finding the right...

    Public boarding school _ the way to solve educational ills?

    Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy....

    Charter school wins appeal over Waukegan District 60

    Charter school wins appeal over Waukegan District 60
    The Illinois State Charter School Commission this week cleared the way for a charter school to open in Waukegan by next school year. The statewide school commission on Tuesday voted 5-4 in favor of the LEARN Charter Network, which had appealed a...

    Charter school allowed on farming preserve west of Delray Beach

    Charter school allowed on farming preserve west of Delray Beach
    A charter school can be built on an agricultural preserve, despite concerns about sacrificing more farmland for suburbia, Palm Beach County commissioners decided Thursday. The school is proposed on a former tree farm on Happy Hollow Road, west of Lyons...