By Sue Manning | 11/06/13 09:19 AM
LOS ANGELES — While some say school safety hinges on guns, cameras or alarms in classrooms, Mark Gomer and Kristi Schiller think specially trained dogs should take point in preventing violence in schools.
11/05/13 10:21 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) A D.C. government agency paid a Chicago consulting firm $89,995 for one day of work at a recent city education conference, a fee that included a half-hour keynote speech, three 45-minute parent workshops and hundreds of copies of parenting books. The Office of the State...
11/05/13 10:04 AM
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By Justin Juozapavicius | 11/04/13 10:11 AM
TULSA, Okla. — Nearly two-thirds of Oklahoma's kids from low-income families were not attending a preschool program from 2009-2011, according to a national study released Monday. The Kids Count report by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation, which advocates for investing in the...
11/04/13 10:10 AM
Education advocates are keeping close tabs on a congressional conference committee charged with coming up with a budget solution in hopes that lawmakers may stop a series of blunt, across-the-board cuts known as sequestration. The cuts, which have already eliminated thousands of Head Start slots...
11/03/13 09:30 PM
(www.nytimes.com) Voters on Tuesday will be asked to approve a plan to raise $1 billion in additional taxes.
11/03/13 05:05 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Arizona Attorney General's Office has asked Pima Community College why it's offering discounted tuition to immigrant students brought to the U.S. illegally as children. The college in Tucson recently received a letter from Attorney General Tom Horne's office. Horne...
By Associated Press | 11/03/13 03:16 PM
Thousands of part-time college professors are joining labor unions, a growing trend in higher education that's boosting the ranks of organized labor and giving voice to teachers who complain about low pay and a lack of job security at some of the nation's top universities. The move to unionize...
By Associated Press | 11/02/13 08:03 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. — Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno is putting states and school districts on notice that the schools near Army posts, including those in Kansas, will be evaluated to determine how well they are meeting student needs. The findings will be used as the Army considers where to...
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