Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 public schools

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Mon. January 15, 2018 reload page to refresh

+
File photoKiowa public schools canceled its classes on Friday in an attempt to avoid more illnesses. Pictured is Kiowa Superintendent Rick Pool. Kiowa public schools canceled its classes on Friday in an attempt to avoid more illnesses. Kiowa Superintendent Rick Pool said the decision to close was made ...
The city will expand its fresh food program to as many as 20 public schools this year, an endeavor that will require building and renovating new kitchens and cafeterias as part of Mayor Martin J. Walsh's commitment to provide kids with nutritious meals. The undertaking, part of the city's BuildBPS 10-year ...

Officials say an outbreak of norovirus at a San Francisco school has caused at least 57 people, 53 students and four teachers, to be sick. The San Francisco Chronicle reports San Francisco Unified School District spokeswoman Gentle Blythe says McKinley Elementary School staff noticed students with ...
South Carolina's public school students were barely three weeks into this academic year when Irma brushed the coast with high winds and heavy rains in September. Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester all canceled school on Sept. 8, 11 and 12, figuring to use their make-up days in their stead. Then came ...
Last week, New Hampshire Republicans moved one step closer toward dismantling our state's public school system in favor of a voucher program that will divert funds from public schools to unregulated private, parochial and religious school. Instead of investing in making our public schools better, the ...
teachers must be properly trained in how to teach the Bible from a scholarly perspective, and they must understand the legal limitations of teaching the Bible or religion courses in public schools. Furthermore, schools or the state should monitor these courses to ensure that they are properly implemented.

Senate Bill 193 is a "school choice" program that would take money from public schools and allow parents to use the funds to enroll their students in private schools. I am a public school teacher in Manchester, and this bill is bad for public education and would take much-needed dollars away from our ...
St. Paul public schools officials want to start making budget decisions earlier in the year to assist with recruitment. Superintendent Joe Gothard told the board recently that he's heard complaints that the district waits too long before discussing its budget. He said that hurts the district when it comes to filling ...
Parents scold Baltimore City public schools over cold school conditions. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy ... "How come Baltimore City public schools feels like the toilet of the educational system in Maryland when we have some of the best schools here in Maryland? Yet the poorest city in Maryland doesn't ...
Bellevue public schools announced this afternoon that schools will be closed Thursday in anticipation of a storm that could pack an icy and snowy punch during the morning commute. Omaha metro-area school districts typically make a joint decision on if and when to cancel school due to weather, ...
The Michigan Department of education launched its parent dashboard Tuesday, a tool that provides an array of performance data on every public school in the state. The dashboard is part of the department's plan to comply with the federal Every student Succeeds Act, the nation's new federal education ...
Brim-Edwards, he argues, had no right to initiate the investigation and did so because of a grudge against him. Awwad alleges Brim-Edwards, who has a high-paying and powerful job at Nike, twice tried to get jobs at Portland public schools in 2016. He says he objected because she didn't have the proper ...
Holyoke public school system is looking to hiring teachers from Puerto Rico who meet the following basic requirements: Have a teaching license from Puerto Rico; Bacehlor's Degree in education; English Proficiency (ability to speak, read and write fluently in English). The recent influx of children to western ...
Collier County public schools will hold class Monday, Jan. 15, on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday. Six high school bands -- Barron Collier, Golden Gate, Lely, Immokalee, Naples and Palmetto -- will be permitted to march in the MLK parade, which begins at 10 a.m. on Fifth Avenue South.
Nice people from churches, synagogues and Goodwill all appear in their lives, brought together by a generously funded public school system and a dedicated English Language Acquisition teacher, Eddie Williams. A Mexican-American whose own mother hid her roots out of shame and fear, Williams ...
This is flagrantly unConstitutional but, unfortunately, not surprising: While it is technically possible for a public school to offer a course focusing solely on the Bible that complies with the Constitution, it's very difficult to actually do, even with the best of intentions. And many public schools that offer such ...
Baumstark believes making the decision to delay schools the evening before helped things go smoothly in the morning. Columbia public schools has until 6 a.m. to make a decision on whether to delay or cancel school for that day. The time they make a decision can vary, depending on the timing of the ...

The forecast was enough to prompt Frederick County public schools to announce an early dismissal around 9:45 a.m. Monday. all schools will dismiss three hours early, and the district's employees are on a code yellow, meaning all offices are closed to employees except for Emergency Personnel.
The investigation uncovered public school teachers using the Bible to impart religious life lessons (Barren, McCracken, and Letcher Counties), use of ... that 'Bible Literacy' courses, some of which have been in place before the bill's passage last year, have no place in our Commonwealth's public schools.
Augusta County, Waynesboro and Staunton have all closed school today. Here's what the National Weather Service said: ...WINTER weather ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...A wintry mix with freezing rain and sleet is expected.
Roberts: Will Doug Ducey do more than SAY he supports public schools? Laurie Roberts ... Doug Ducey must know he can't improve public schools with the chump change he finds by rifling Arizona's sofa cushions. Arizona ... But being a public school teacher in this state is an exercise in self-flagellation." ...
Montgomery County public schools will close early Monday due to emergency weather conditions, the school system announced this morning. schools will dismiss students two-and-a-half hours before regular closing time. Students in pre-K and morning programs will be dismissed at 10:50 a.m.. Afternoon ...
AchieveMpls--the nonprofit support arm that advances post-graduation readiness in the Minneapolis public schools, means businesses. AchieveMpls CEO Danielle Grant recently thanked Accenture, Best Buy and U.S. Bank for their "extraordinary commitment" over several years, including financial ...
Stand for schools advocates announced bills Monday at the Capitol to benefit the state's public schools. ... Lobbying groups representing both public school teachers and public school boards across the state say investments in school districts will help grow Nebraska's economy and reduce its reliance on ...
UPDATE: public schools closed, trains & buses delayed on Thursday due to 'bomb cyclone' snowfall on Queens. Photo: Robert Pozarycki/QNS. Near whiteout ... All public schools are also closed today; the city Department of education announced it last night. Check out this video taken Thursday morning ...
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., have released the Louisiana students rights Review, a 15-page guide that explains the religious freedom rightsof teachers and students in public schools. The review says that public schools in the U.S. do not need to be ...
One local entrepreneur hopes to fill some of the gaps in funding at Hamilton County schools -- with hats. Last fall, Ty Conner and his wife, Olivia Conner, launched Hattanooga, an online hat company that aims to support local schools and teachers with microgrants. The mission is achieved by donating $5 ...
Perhaps it's no surprise that when it comes to public schools teaching curriculum related to self-identity and gender-identity, things can get complicated quickly. While crucially important for things like building empathy and reducing bullying at school, those subjects have the unfortunate potential to spark ...
St. John the Baptist Parish public schools are also closed Thursday. Parish officials say due to the water pressure problems being experienced throughout the parish, all public schools will remain closed on Thursday, Jan. 4. Maintenance employees and all Lake Pontchartrain Elementary staff should report ...
Raleigh, N.C. -- As State Superintendent Mark Johnson begins his second year in office, WRAL News asked him to look ahead and share his predictions for North Carolina public schools in 2018. 1) NC educators will see more salary increases. The salary increases passed in 2017 will continue for the ...
That continued a two-week run of chilly air, putting an extra strain on the schools' heating systems, Baltimore City public schools CEO Sonja Santelises said in a facebook Live video. -- Heating issues emerged as parts of boilers broke and pipes burst in some schools, she said, adding that drafts from leaky ...
Adrian public schools solidified long-term goals to help guide improvements to its athletic programs in kindergarten through high school. An athletic advisory committee -- comprised of coaches, students, parents, community members, and administrators -- began work in October to address gaps in youth ...
A new draft state report on teacher employment released this week shows that 8.65 percent of North Carolina public school teachers left the profession last school year, down from 9 percent the prior year. At the same time, 4.8 percent of teachers left their districts to work in other public schools in the state, ...
The presentation, "Are public schools in Peril?," will also feature panelists, including Bartholomew Consolidated school Corp. Superintendent Jim Roberts and Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corp. Superintendent Shawn Price, said Dale Nowlin, math department chair at Columbus North high school and a ...
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WVEC) -- Elizabeth City-Pasquotank public schools will operate on a 2-hour delay Jan. 2. A school official said the delay is to allow buses and schools more time to heat due to the cold temperatures the area is experiencing. ECP Early College students will not report back to school ...
Renaissance schools are like charter schools in many ways, except that Renaissance schools in Camden, unlike charters, got the bulk of their schools and students through District Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard's simply giving away our district public school buildings, and their students, ...
And the financial burden of SB 193 would have been absorbed by the state's excellent K-12 public school system that educates nearly 90 percent of New Hampshire children. By early November, the bill's sponsors realized revisions were needed to gain passage by the House education Committee.
Mansfield public schools recently announced that children who will be 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2018 - date of birth on or before Sept. 1, 2013 - are eligible to enter kindergarten in the fall of 2018. A registration form is available at http://rob.mansfieldschools.com. Forms can be mailed to Robinson Elementary ...
Josephine Wise, a longtime educator in Buffalo, died suddenly at her home in Maplewood, New Jersey Dec. 15. She was 94. Born Josephine Corsello in Brooklyn, she was enrolled in the rapid advanced honors program of the New York City public schools. In 1939, she graduated from Brooklyn's Manual ...
Douglas said Friday she believes there are some provisions that legally fit within what is the legitimate interest of the state in restricting what can - and cannot - be taught in Arizona public schools. More to the point, she wants to preserve another section of the law that allows her agency to withhold state ...
A public school authority in Canada did the right thing by closing Cornerstone Christian Academy after its administrators refused to stop teaching Anti-Gay propaganda, but it's being sued for "censorship of the Bible" nonetheless. shutterstock_134091362. The heart of the dispute is the school's decision to ...
JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Funding for Mississippi public schools is sure to be a big issue facing legislators as they prepare to start a new session. Mississippi lawmakers are expected to attempt to rewrite the state's school funding formula. House and Senate Republicans could adopt a formula based on ...
Norman public schools' gifted and talented program serves 26 percent of the district's students. NPS Gifted and Talented Coordinator Kristi Gray told the district's board of education at the beginning of the month that while only 26 percent of the student population was directly involved in the program, gifted ...
Literacy, numeracy and mental health and wellness will be focus areas for the Red Deer public school District in 2018, according to Board Chair Bev Manning and Superintendent Stu Henry who look forward to building on the district's education Plan and expanding student supports over the next 12 ...
As citizens we should care about how our public schools are funded. Currently, a legislative committee of the General Assembly is considering changes to the school funding formula. The Governor has empaneled his own commission to examine resource distribution in the state. As a scholar who has ...
No one who works in a public school needs research to know that small class sizes are good for students. Small class sizes are good for student learning, but research just reinforces what public school employees already know - for children, the more time with and attention from quality instructors they ...
Now public school students in Arizona will be allowed to take classes that teach their history and literature, to hear their own stories and know that they, too, are part of the rich American fabric," Martinez said. CNN has requested comment from the Arizona Department of education as well as the state's ...
Farmington public schools, in conjunction with the Farmington/Farmington Hills education Foundation and Bosch, hosted two STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) programs tailored to young women in the area. The programs were created to provide opportunities for young women to learn ...
Law banning Mexican studies in Arizona public schools ruled unconstitutional ... a block on an Arizona law which banned Ethnic Studies from being taught across the state, after conservative lawmakers and educators went after a Mexican-American studies class being taught in Tucson public schools.
"We implemented a facilities management community task force to provide input during the decision-making process," said William Porter, interim superintendent of Mentor public schools. "The group considered key information such as current and projected enrollment, building usage rates, attendance ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

   education
    schools
      public

schools:
      high schools
      public
      shootings

cross-references for
public:

public schools