A 14-year-old African American boy eligible for free lunches is facing criminal charges over accusations that he stole a carton of milk at school. The boy's family denies he stole the milk, alleging he was unfairly singled out by a school police officer.
Foreshadowing a future crisis in teacher availability, a small central Maine high school seeking a teacher for French- and Spanish-language classes has come up with a radical solution: employ a computer program instead.
For-profit higher education company ITT Technical Institutes is ceasing operations in response to a series of prohibitions applied by the US Department of Education that included a ban on accepting new students who rely on federal aid.
After years of scrutinizing recruitment and loan practices of ITT Technical Institutes, the US Education Department has slapped a series of major sanctions on the for-profit company, including a ban on accepting new students who rely on federal aid.
Classrooms in the Boston Public Schools system were a little quieter on Monday as over 1,000 students ditched school for a raucous protest against education budget cuts. The mostly peaceful march through downtown was eventually dispersed by police.
For several hours on Tuesday, around 12,000 students in the District of Columbia Public Schools system had their personal information publicly available online. This marks the third time the school district has experienced such a security breach.
An unprecedented lawsuit against Compton Unified School District calls on schools to recognize “complex trauma” as a disability affecting students who have witnessed extreme violence in the community, under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
For the first time, medical marijuana is allowed at a public school. However, the parents of a teenager with autism and epilepsy will continue their legal battle to ensure the school nurse can actually administer the federally prohibited treatment.
Three school board members were recalled in Jefferson County, Colorado for trying to implement controversial reforms. Changes in teacher pay and curriculum drove voters to the polls in an election that saw both sides spending hundreds of thousands of dollars.