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President Barack Obama embraces wife Michelle Obama at an event honoring the January 8 shooting victims on the University of Arizona ...In light of the recent Tucson tragedy, Michelle Obama addresses parents nationwide.
Sixth, seventh and eighth graders could get randomly tested for drugs. Credit: CBS One New Jersey school district might soon add a new ...A New Jersey school district might soon add a new kind of pop quiz to its middle school curriculum: Random drug testing.
78 percent think it should be easier for school administrators to fire bad teachers. Credit: Getty Images ATLANTA (AP) - An ...An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers, while most also believe that teachers aren't paid enough, a new poll shows.
More people are blaming parents for low test scores instead of teachers. Credit: Getty Images SEATTLE (AP) - Blaming teachers for low ...Blaming teachers for low test scores, poor graduation rates and the other ills of American schools has been popular lately, but a new survey wags a finger closer to home.
Parents could pay if kids miss class. Credit: Getty ImagesANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - School districts in western Alaska have found a new way to ...School districts in western Alaska have found a new way to crack down on truancy -- or rather, an old way: They're getting police to enforce a years-old state law that lets them fine parents whose children skip school.
Whu sayz yur kidz can't spell? Credit: Getty ImagesThis is nothing to :) about or LOL over. Time magazine, citing a paper just released by the ...Study reveals kids are stupid, but puts it more politely.
Sardines or students? Credit: Getty ImagesAre there too many kids in your child's classroom? If so, they've got company. School districts in ...School districts in Florida and New York and across the country are struggling with a growing problem -- too many kids and too few desks