Poverty’s Sustaining Hang On School Success

However maybe most unpleasant, WBEZ and the Daily Herald find that poverty continues to be a frustratingly accurate forecaster of how well schools will certainly carry out. Schools completeloaded with middle-class children hardly ever perform listed below average on state tests; schools made up of low-income children hardly ever score above.In truth, test rating data […]

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Wake County School Leaders Question Class-size Reductions

Wake County school leaders are warning that recommended class-size decreases could put a crunch on a district that’s currently dealing with difficulties staying up to date with fast student growth.The state Senate budget plan would lower class sizes in the early primary school grades to 15 students as part of a push that Republican legislative […]


Woman, 12, Leaving School Summer Camp Hit By Truck

SAN ANTONIO – A 12-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a pick-upa pickup Monday on the citys North Side.The woman, who had left Tejeda Intermediate school where she was going to summertime camp, was airlifted to University Hospital.San Antonio Fire Department spokesperson Christian Bove said the student was utilizing a crosswalk […]


Garfield HS Teacher Dealing With Discipline Over School Field Journey

SEATTLE– A second Seattle school district employee is facing discipline over an investigation into a school-sponsored field trip to New Orleans. Garfield Highs choir teacher is currently in trouble over allegations of drinking and a student searching other students throughout the school field trip. New information emerged Monday after the school district launched a report […]


135 Graduate From Bloomfield High School

Superintendent James Thompson told the audience at The Bushnells Belding Theater that the 135 members of the Class of 2015 had actually made more than $650,000 in scholarships and that 91 percent were going on to college, 64 percent of those to four-year colleges.Thompson also spoke of the students talents in the classroom, the athletic […]