| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A La Grange Park District preschool program is adding classes at a building in Sedgwick Park this fall in an effort to meet growing demand, a Park District official said.
Learning Ladders Preschool classes will be offered before and after school at a...
| 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,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:36 PM
From its distinguished alumni — CEOs, well-known authors, professional actors — to its enviable test scores and championship sports teams, the Parkland School District glows with an aura of affluence and privilege.
But amid its McMansions,...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 PM
As more content is available on the Internet, many people think that the library is a relic of the past, a storehouse for books only.
What they do not realize is that as the Web has evolved, so have libraries. And libraries combine the power of data...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:25 PM
After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services.
Bob Farran, a...