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"A week ago, I would have told you I wasn't going to do it," said the 48-year-old Army veteran who has worked in public schools for 18 years, as he drove to the state election board office to submit his paperwork to become a Democratic candidate in this fall's election. "There is a funding crisis with all public ...
Even in this era of active shooter seminars and gun control debates, more than one-third of the country's state capitols lack the kinds of security measures that have become routine at many middle schools, museums and big-league ballparks. Almost a generation after the Sept. 11 attacks, there is still no ...

Al.com reports that Ed Richardson says the Alabama Education Association could have prevented the job cuts for Montgomery Public Schools if it had not gone to court to block his plan to sell Georgia Washington Middle School to the town of Pike Road. Richardson led a state intervention into Montgomery ...
A handful of polling places are being moved out of Youngstown-area schools in northeast Ohio for the May primary over concern for student safety. ... from six schools: Martin Luther King Jr., Williamson, Harding and Paul C. Bunn elementary schools, Poland Seminary High School and the Center for ...
Florida law says home-schooled students can participate in their local school's extracurricular activities and Cooper had attended last fall's homecoming dance, helped build the Class of 2019 float and tried out for softball. But school officials say the prom is an event not an activity and only Walton High ...
Every one of these schools (which serve a smaller and smaller percentage of the US population as population grows and they admit more and more foreign students) has ... Then, as the reader supposes, I went on to college and graduate school at elite private institutions, Harvard and Oxford, respectively.

The event, held Thursday in Washington by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute to note the 35th anniversary of the seminal 1983 report "A Nation at Risk," which took the U.S. school system to task for failing to prepare students for an increasingly global economy, drew the well-heeled ...
In Texas, where they are called "partnership schools," they will be operated by charters or other nonprofit organizations, such as universities, but overseen by the local school district. They will receive the per-pupil funding amount of a charter or a district school, whichever is higher, plus a two-year ...
Pouncey now heads the Jefferson County school system and has served as a deputy state superintendent and chief of staff at the Alabama Department of Education. Mackey has led the state superintendent association since 2010 and has served as superintendent of Jacksonville City Schools and a school ...
The city's schools currently boast an all-time high graduation rate of 77.3 percent. And this week, when the National Center on Education Statistics released results from its biennial assessment of math and reading achievement of students across the U.S., Chicago was one of the few large urban districts to ...
Schneider cited the “overwhelming” surge in online threats that have shut down schools across southeast Michigan in the weeks since the school massacre in ... Law enforcement, including Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw, joined Detroit U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider to present a united front against ...
Vermont lawmakers turn their attention to school safety measures following the approval of a package of gun ownership restrictions. ... However Amy Fowler, deputy secretary of the state Agency of Education, said national studies have found schools with resource officers suspend and expel minority and ...
Additionally, the agency found that school suspensions began to fall the year before the Obama administration urged schools to move away from the overuse of such measures, undermining claims that the guidance forced schools to cut suspensions. While the Obama administration's aggressive civil rights ...
A long line of mostly red-clad teachers, students and supporters marched Wednesday morning to a Chandler High School in a protest calling for increased school funding and ... Those participating in the so-called walk-in on a sidewalk leading to Hamilton High School planned to march into the school.
The board of a North Dakota high school where an alleged hazing incident led to charges against five boys has accepted the resignation of the school district's superintendent. ... Richland 44 Superintendent Tim Godfrey informed the board in a Saturday letter that he'd resign at the end of the school year.
The first school shooting on record in America happened in 1840 at the University of Virginia. There were maybe less than 100 students at UVA at this time, and most of them were slave owners, raised to give and not take orders… Especially not from professors. Students, instead, passed the time rioting to ...
... out of the school. The academy first accepted women cadets in 1983. Originally founded by Napoleon Bonaparte, Saint-Cyr trains France's future army officers as well as foreign students, especially from the United States and the United Kingdom. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Moreover, the openings come at a critical time for many of the cities, nearly all of which are grappling with funding issues, major achievement gaps between students of color and their white peers, a seemingly never-ending pipeline of low-performing schools, and, like every school district in the country, next ...
"Study abroad, exchange and summer school provide the ideal environment for international students to test the realities of living and studying abroad while developing their readiness for a graduate studies application," says Benjamin Mack, associate vice president of international recruiting and marketing ...
WASHINGTON — Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. While student and staff fatalities at school persist, students report fewer ...
People who know Sun An Tso, the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the US with threatening to shoot up his school, say he liked guns and flame throwers and had dreams of a police career. Sun who has been jailed in the state of Pennsylvania, was “a child who really cares about things ...
Data from the survey, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics, indicates armed officers were present at least once a week in 43 percent of all public schools during the 2015-16 school year, compared with 31 percent of schools a decade before, reports Fox News. The percentage of schools ...
People who knew the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the U.S. with threatening to shoot up his school say he liked guns and ... Deadly school shootings in the United States have triggered some of the biggest youth protests in recent years and calls for stronger gun control measures.
Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. Armed officers were present at least once a week in 43% of all public schools during the ...
WASHINGTON -- Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. Armed officers were present at least once a week in 43 percent of all public ...
The court directed schools to desegregate "with all deliberate speed," but it failed to establish a firm timetable for doing so. The Supreme Court would outline the process of school desegregation in Brown II in 1955, but it would take years for schools across the nation to fully comply. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer ...
Students in one US school district are being armed with rocks to defend themselves during a mass shooting. Five-gallon buckets of river stone have been placed in 200 classrooms across the Blue Mountain School District in Pennsylvania. “If an armed intruder attempts to gain entrance, they will face a ...


 

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