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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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ... education
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 ... education
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. education
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 ... education
... 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. education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education

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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
... 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. education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
"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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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 ... education
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, ... education
Did a new line of defense at St. Lucie County schools make other local schools more vulnerable? Some schools were left out of the sheriff's office plan to put a deputy at every school. Renaissance Charter School is a public school, but it is not run by the St. Lucie County School Board. Only schools under ... education
Millbrook High School students demonstrate against gun violence outside their school in Frederick County, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, following a school shooting in which over a dozen people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., one week ago. (Jeff Taylor/The ... education
Cloquet Public Schools - ISD 94, Cloquet, Minnesota, is soliciting competitive "Prime Contract Bids" for 2018 Washington Elementary and Churchill Elementary Reroof/Duct Upgrade. Sealed bids will be received at the Duluth office of Kraus-Anderson Construction Company until 1:00 p.m. local time, on April ... education
Most Nashvillians approve of the job that Nashville Director of Schools Shawn Joseph is doing after a little more than a year and a half in the position, according to a recent Vanderbilt University poll. Nashville parents with kids in public schools, especially, approve of the director's job performance, the ... education
Kalamazoo Public Schools has announced they will be honoring the 17 victims of he Parkland, Florida shooting on March 14, where each school, with the assistance of student leadership, will "determine a unique and meaningful honor those who died in and those who lived through [the] tragic event," according to a ... education
MANASSAS, Va. - Prince William County Public Schools is hosting a food show as more than a dozen new items will appear in what the school district describes as its “Super Bowl.” FOX 5 was invited for a first look at some of the 19 food items being featured Thursday night at Charles J. Colgan Sr. High ... education
GREENWICH — All Greenwich Public Schools are closed Thursday, and all afternoon and evening activities and events are canceled due to the snowstorm. The school district had previously announced “at least a two-hour delay,” but canceled all classes by early Thursday morning. The snowstorm ... education
Every Florida public school would need to display “In God We Trust” in a “conspicuous place,” under a bill the Legislature will soon send to the ... Rick Scott signs the 207-page proposal, all public schools — and any other buildings used by local school boards — would need to display “In God We Trust,” the ... education
WASHINGTON — Prince William County Public Schools said it was “surprised” by the resignation of its school board chair, who made the announcement on Facebook Wednesday morning. Ryan Sawyers' social media post said personal and professional reasons prompted his resignation. The Facebook ... education
The school calendar for Portland Public Schools is official after a Tuesday school board vote. Parents will notice several changes. School will start on a Monday, giving students a rare five-day week at the opening of the year. Gone are late starts and early dismissals, a move that the district accomplished ... education
Fieldtrips, Afterschool, PSAL, Public Hearings and all other programs and activities will continue as planned. — NYC Public Schools (@NYCSchools) March 7, 2018. Schools remained open Wednesday as a nor'easter pummeled the area, but as of 5 p.m. Mayor Bill de Blasio had ... education
UPDATED: As of 8:05 a.m. 34% of Framingham or more than 10,000 customers without power. Many major roadways are blocked by downed trees and wires. All schools in the City are closed, including Framingham State University and Framingham Public Schools. *** ... education
The bill will make the hiring process in Indiana public schools more flexible. The decision to hire unlicensed teachers will be left up to superintendents and local school boards. As a former teacher, Rep. Sheila Klinker said this bill will be a disservice to people in the profession and their students. "Teaching ... education
NO SOONER had lawmakers in one state resolved a long-simmering battle over teacher pay than another one began anew. On March 6th the West Virginia state legislature ended a nine-day teachers' strike, which affected some 277,000 students in 680 public schools, by agreeing to increase pay for ... education
A teachers strike in Argentina this week has turned the spotlight on the country's failing public school system. It used to be one of the best in Latin America. But decades of under-investment have left many poor children struggling to get a basic education. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires. education
In the back, Shawnee Public Schools Board Members April Stobbe and Bobby Canty look on as newly-named 2018 Teacher of the Year Jayme ... During its 44th annual event Tuesday, Shawnee Public Schools District officials honored eight of their teachers — showcasing the work of an educator from ... education


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