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FRAMINGHAM - For the eighth year, Framingham High students from the National Honor Society, high school teachers, and families prepped. Read more. Purchase Photos or Donate to Framingham Source Via PayPal. Recent Posts. Framingham State Softball Closes Regular Season with Sweep ...
Information about the program is based on a press release from the Holyoke public schools and a list of questions from The Republican answered by officials. The Parent-Child Home Program Expansion provides funding for visits to families challenged by poverty, little education, language ...

We need to elevate the good work going on in our public schools. We need to speak up against falsehoods spread about them. When there are problems, we need to lean in and work to make things better. We and many other proud public school parents have made our choice. We are fighting for ...
The pressure put forth by Pennsylvania public schools may not have eliminated a voucher proposal that threatens school funding, but they have won a ... The bill has been criticized not only for the money it takes from public school subsidies, but also because it could be used to pay tuition to private ...
Denver Public Schools joined half a dozen other local School districts that say Rocky Flats, with its legacy of plutonium contamination that was often shrouded in secrecy, is too much of a risk for visiting schoolchildren. "We live in the state of Colorado, where there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy ... school students

Every week, school nurse Gwendolyn Lane puts a package of menstrual pads and one of tampons in a basket in her office at Brashear High School, and every week, she has to refill it two or three times because so many students take them. Menstrual hygiene products, a basic need for half the ...
For example, Fayette public schools receive $12,400 per student. If a charter school is approved in the county with 150 students, then $1.8 million of the public-school funding would need to be diverted to the charter school each year. This money would cost the equivalent of 31 teachers who might need ...
LOWELL -- The Lowell Public Schools may be looking at a new Day School in Chelmsford that will be able to accommodate more students. At Thursday's School Committee meeting, the district's Director of Special Education Jennifer McCrystal, said the city put out a request for proposals and received ...
Winona Area Public Schools has redrawn its attendance boundaries now that the district's 1,000 elementary students will be housed in three schools ... time for the district as it attempts to retain families that have been displaced, and that might be considering private, parochial or other public school options.
Kalispell Public Schools will be conducting a traditional vote for the upcoming $1 million general elementary levy, rather than the previously announced mail-in ballot, due to an issue with an email submission that caused the district's request with the Montana Secretary of State to miss the deadline.
MILWAUKEE — Darienne Driver is stepping down as superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) to take on the job of president and CEO for United Way for Southeastern Michigan. Her last day at MPS will be July 6. Driver said she's going back to where it all began — Detroit, where she started her ...
Felida Elementary School special education teacher Deb Lobdell, left, helps second-grader Carsten Edwards, 8, and first-grader, Scott Traux, 6, while they solve puzzles and design backgrounds on Code.org during their special education class March 29 at Felida Elementary School. Photos by Ariane ...
Tulsa Public Schools announced Tuesday afternoon the district would close Wednesday for a third day of protests. ... Western Heights Public Schools students were in class Tuesday, but some of their teachers and counselors weren't after the school board there voted to open, leaving personnel upset.
Now Santa Fe Public Schools could be next. "This vote tonight, this is not about the Second Amendment, Carrillo said. "It's not about someone's rights to have firearms. It's not about even background checks. This is about one thing and one thing only tonight -- not accepting money from the NRA." The folks ...
The parents of Devonte Hart removed him and his five siblings from public schools in Minnesota the day after one of his mothers resolved a child-abuse court case, The Oregonian/OregonLive has learned. Sarah Hart reached a probation agreement April 14, 2011, a week after she pleaded guilty to ...

Jason Simeroth, the superintendent for Canadian County's Yukon public schools, told MSNBC that in his district alone it would cost $1 million to replace all of the outdated math textbooks. "I think one of the things when people see this they say, 'The teachers got a raise.' They did. It's first one in long time, ...
All of Kentucky's public schools are out of session Monday, as thousands of teachers are expected to protest a surprise pension reform bill at the state Capitol. ... "This will allow our public school employees time to travel to Frankfort to advocate for Public Education and school funding at the KEA (Kentucky ...
Local lawmakers want the New York City school system to cut the baloney when it comes to school lunches. Processed lunch meat may soon be banned from menus in an attempt to litigate healthier choices for children at public schools.
Danville native Anne Moore-Sparks has been named community engagement and business partnership specialist, Danville Public Schools announced this week. In the newly established position, Moore-Sparks will be tasked with “identifying and developing relationships with individuals, agencies and ...
BERLIN, Md. - Twenty-six young children and staff members killed at Sandy Hook Elementary back in 2012. And just last month, 17 more dead after a shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school. And most recently, an armed student opening fire at a high school in Saint Mary's County in Maryland.
CACHE, OK (KSWO) - The Cache Public Schools District will be extending its school hours starting Monday to prepare in case of a a teacher walkout. A letter was sent home this week to inform parents and teachers about the changes. They are trying to avoid not having to go to school after May 25th which ...
In response to canceled school days due to inclement weather this winter, Henderson County Public Schools announced Friday that it will be adding a make-up day to the Henderson County Early College calendar only. With respect to its district school calendars, Henderson County Public Schools says it adheres to the ...
More than 20 years since, I've been to dozens of them. Two kids. Twelve years at Expo Elementary, two at Murray Junior High and another nine at the Highland Junior/Senior High complex. This month, I went to my last parent-teacher conference at St. Paul's Highland Senior High. I met with five teachers ...
Portland Public Schools' special education program won't move this summer, the school district announced Friday. The district's about-face comes a day after families at the school filed a lawsuit to try and halt the move. The announcement does not reference the lawsuit. It also does not say what will ...
CARROLLTON, MI -- Carrollton Public Schools were closed Wednesday, March 21, because of a loss of heat. Teresa Aiken, executive assistant to the superintendent, said she was told an electrical surge caused problems with the boilers resulting in a loss of heat in the schools Wednesday. The news was ...
In public schools across Minnesota, and the country, teachers are feeling the same way, slogging forward towards spring under the weight of so much more than the typical lesson ... Public school students, many not yet old enough to vote, are speaking truth to power about the role of guns in our society.
The institutions have greater flexibility than traditional public schools, allowing them to play around with school hours, shift teacher positions, or start after-school programs in ways not designated by the state. Two North Carolina reporters looked into the little-known program and found that while it gives ...
... Leach, R-Tucson, the sponsor of the legislation, was undeterred by the prospect that the former public school could end up in the hands of an organization that would, in effect, erect its own sign and seek to enroll some of the students in the neighborhood who otherwise would be going to public schools.
FARMINGTON, Mich. - A mobile app designed to provide Farmington residents with news, schedules and other school information was released Tuesday. The Farmington Public Schools app tailors its information to each family, providing access to notifications such as school closings, district and school ...
Larry Hogan signed an executive order that required all public schools in Maryland not begin until after Labor Day, but also required the school year finish no later than June 15. Many educators and administrators argued that a particularly bad winter could make completing the required 180 school days ...
City schools are closed today as New Yorkers face yet another nor'easter that is expected to make for a slow and messy evening commute. Most of the city will see 4 to 8 inches of snow, but some areas may see as many as 10 inches. A winter storm warning has been issued for all of New York City starting ...
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Kids, it's a snow day and mom won't be taking you to the library. The New York City Public Schools and many of the private ones are closed on Wednesday because of the snowstorm. Mayor Bill de Blasio shuttered the public schools for Wednesday. After-school programs, adult ...
This is a problem because under most circumstances aliens with tourist visas are not allowed by the terms of their visa to attend public schools. So it is ... Further, that if children on tourist visas were found to be in public school, they, their siblings, their parents, and their grandparents would be barred from ...
COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE, 10 p.m.: ABC 17 News discoverd prior financial trouble Munson was involved in before and during her time at Columbia Public Schools. Court records show Revelle Roofing Company took Munson to court in Sept. 2017 when she did not pay for work done at her St. Louis ...
Bixby Public Schools announced Thursday that they will appoint Rob Miller, the assistant superintendent of Sand Springs Schools, as the new superintendent for Bixby. Miller, who was unanimously approved by the Bixby School District Board of Education for the role, will begin his role with Bixby no later ...
Please note that when the CPI is higher than 2%, such as in 2013-2014 and for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, Garden City Public Schools and all public school districts in New York State can only use 2%:. For Garden City Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year, the 2% allowable increase ...
... money for a higher increase in public school spending. What they don't tell you is they refused to spend $377 million in school property taxes generated by rising property values. Or that they steered $140 million to a program aimed at paying charter school companies to take over failing public schools.
Henderson County public schools have received 16 threats of mass shootings since January, prompting strong backlash and fear among community members. A growing number of parents have taken to social media to debate whether to remove their children from the school system if the threats do not ...
Scott comes to Dalton from Douglas County, Ga., where he served as an assistant superintendent of district operations since May 2015. In that role, he oversaw construction, renovation and maintenance of buildings, as well as technology, sports, nutrition and school safety. Before that, according to his ...
The practice may make parents feel better. But it also criminalizes kids—mostly black and brown people—for offenses that would have landed them in detention just a generation ago. One of the most controversial policies Donald Trump has tried to push after the school shooting in Florida is his call to arm ...
There are problems in River City, and again, the source as always is education. The Minneapolis Public Schools District in recent years has seen an explosion of success, growth and positivity. Ninety-eight percent of student-athletes in Minneapolis public schools have been graduating. This has been led ...
The North Platte Public Schools Foundation announced its 2018 Teachers of the Year, Administrator of the Year and Staff Member of the Year on Wednesday. The winners will be honored at the annual Education After Hours event on April 6, according to a press release announcing the awards. There are ...
Frederick, Md (KM) Like students in other parts of the country, Frederick County public school students walked out of classes on Wednesday, the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 dead. “The groups participating in the ...
"Portland Public School leaders have been unwilling to talk about any of this, presumably because the plan is both inexplicable and inexcusable," wrote Pioneer parent Lisa Jensen in a recent opinion piece the appeared in The Oregonian/OregonLive. "Despite many requests for a conversation about these ...
Amid heightened concerns about school safety, Palm Beach County's public schools will no longer hold classes on the day of Florida' gubernatorial election, when voters head to dozens of campuses countywide to cast ballots. School board members on Wednesday approved a new calendar for the ...
First white, then middle-class flight from the public schools, along with demographic swings, all conspiring to close down so many local campuses already, and soon, more. Along with Cleveland, a school district committee recommends looking at shuttering Blair High — one of my almas mater — Wilson ...
Of course, public schools bear the marks of prejudice, from the school-to-prison pipeline to the de facto segregation of the school system in certain parts of the country. But that only underscores the public school's historic role in the fight for equality—as well as the anti-democratic nature of the campaign to ...
Public schools believe they are entitled to hold parents and students captive. “We shouldn't have to adapt or adopt cost-saving measures,” they cry, “because the fiscal state of the public schools hangs in the balance.” But this amounts to nothing more than an attempt to preserve the status quo at all costs, ...


 

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