| May 30, 2014
| 5:08 PM
One teacher allegedly pushed a pre-kindergarten student. Another is accused of showing up at school intoxicated multiple times. Another couldn't show up for school at all because she was in jail.
They were three of four Broward County teachers...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Shawn L. Jackson has been a principal at Chicago Public School's Spencer Technology Academy for five years. He has some definite ideas about what makes a good school administrator.
"Pursue this career for the right reason — and that is to be an...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:13 AM
We came a long way, baby. Then we stalled. Now we're picking up speed again.
The General Social Survey, a sociological analysis of demographics and attitudes in the United States, has measured Americans' support for gender equity since 1977. Until the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:54 AM
I read with interest Lee Butz's recent Your View ("Increased funding for preschool education a wise investment") about the impact that pre-kindergarten programs can have on young learners.
As a retired rear admiral of the Coast Guard, I know firsthand...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:15 AM
I am pleased that Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton has issued a new policy directive at the start of his tenure requiring principals to consult with the central office before suspending pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students ("City seeks to...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The proposed expansion of a local preschool drew concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise at a Planning Board meeting on Monday, while school operators said they have outgrown their current facility.
The Burbank Planning Board — which was...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:36 AM
La demanda de un padre por $25 millones contra el estado por la muerte a maltratos de su hija de 3 años en el 2011 establece la progresión de las lesiones reportadas al Departamento de Niños y Familias durante las semanas antes de que Athena Ángeles...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:18 AM
The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th Kids Count data book, measuring the wellbeing of children nationwide across a variety of health, economic, educational and community measures. In some ways, kids are much better off than...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Often, when we think about the fields of elementary education, early childhood education, special education and even English, we tend to think about them as being female-dominated. Having a specific gender committed to these professions is wonderful,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:28 PM
My most important childhood memories were starting preschool and being introduced to myself.
At the time, I had been called Koby my whole life. The only time I've ever been called by my real name was when I had misbehaved and my mother would do like...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:50 PM
It's heartening that Baltimore City's new schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, has made limiting the number of out-of-school suspensions for the system's youngest children a priority in his first weeks on the job. In doing so he has sent a strong signal to...