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Latest Education Items
Common Core opponents scored a victory Wednesday when a legislative committee voted to allow local school systems to opt out of the curriculum standards, but their triumph could be short-lived.
Hundreds of schools from western New York to the Adirondacks have called off classes because of a storm that's expected to dump 1 to 2 feet of snow across the region with winds gusting as high as 50 mph in some areas.
A legislative attempt to derail a set of education standards in math and English known as Common Core was thwarted Wednesday, but Republican leaders in the Senate have agreed to grant a hearing to a repeal measure approved in the House.
The principal of McKay High School in Salem says more students may be disciplined for retweeting a Twitter post about a teacher's alleged relationship with students.
An Ohio educator will be the new president of a community college in southern New Mexico.
Authorities say a construction worker was seriously injured in a chemical spill at a northwest Washington aquatic center and the high school next door was evacuated as a precaution.
"Annabelle," declared the wooden name plaque hanging over the heifer's stall. Lauren Campbell, a sophomore at The Woodlands High School, cooed and rubbed the Red Brangus' nose as if the 1,100-pound beast were a kitten.
A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students' meals is planned at a former high school as part of the district's efforts to reuse empty buildings.
A May hearing has been scheduled for a teacher who could lose her job over a video of a student stuck in a classroom chair.