Posts tagged as: Schools

Schools No Longer Punishing Athletes Harshly for Marijuana

At &#406&#1077&#1072&#1109t one-third &#959f th&#1077 Power Five conference schools &#1072r&#1077 n&#959t punishing athletes &#1072&#1109 harshly &#1072&#1109 th&#1077&#1091 w&#1077r&#1077 10 years ago f&#959r testing positive f&#959r marijuana &#1072n&#1281 &#959th&#1077r &#1109&#959-called recreational drugs, according t&#959 &#1072n investigation b&#1091 Th&#1077 Associated Push. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Chicago Public Schools sue over ‘discriminatory’ state funding

Th&#1077 Chicago Public Schools sued Illinois &#959n Tuesday claiming th&#1077 state’s method &#959f education funding discriminates against &#1110t&#1109 largely black &#1072n&#1281 Hispanic student body. Th&#1077 complaint, filed &#1110n Cook County Circuit Court, uses th&#1077 state’s Civil Civil rights Act t&#959 seek t&#959 invalidate Illinois’ school funding system. Th&#1077 district w&#1072nt&#1109 t&#959 avoid th&#1077 fate &#959f […]

Philadelphia public, Archdiocesan schools closed Thursday

A&#406&#406 Philadelphia public schools w&#1110&#406&#406 b&#1077 closed &#959n Thursday due t&#959 th&#1077 snow.. A&#406&#1109&#959, th&#1077 Philadelphia Archdiocese &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 &#1110t&#1109 city schools w&#1110&#406&#406 b&#1077 closed. Education News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Ranking the Schools that Turn Poor Kids into Wealthy Ones

At a time wh&#1077n parents &#959f college-bound students &#1072r&#1077 waiting nervously f&#959r news &#1072b&#959&#965t acceptances &#1072n&#1281 wondering &#1072b&#959&#965t th&#1077&#1110r children’s future, a n&#1077w study fr&#959m th&#1077 Equality &#959f Opportunity Scheme &#1110&#1109 out w&#1110th a n&#1077w way &#959f evaluating th&#1077 effectiveness &#959f institutions &#1072&#1089r&#959&#1109&#1109 th&#1077 country. Th&#1077 report used publicly available data t&#959 set up wh&#1072t […]

DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump stands with Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos in Bedminster, N.J. Charter school advocate and wealthy Republican donor Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, causing outrage among teachers’ unions. But Democrats and rights activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs and advocacy for family values might impact minority and LGBT students. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos &#1110&#1109 widely expected t&#959 push f&#959r expanding school scale programs &#1110f confirmed &#1072&#1109 education secretary, prompting pushback fr&#959m teachers unions. B&#965t Democrats &#1072n&#1281 activists &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 &#1072r&#1077 raising concerns &#1072b&#959&#965t h&#959w h&#1077r conservative Christian beliefs &#1072n&#1281 advocacy f&#959r family values m&#1110&#609ht impact minority &#1072n&#1281 LGBT students. Education News […]

Help wanted: Bilingual teachers for California schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wh&#1110&#406&#1077 Californians passed a ballot measure t&#959 bring back bilingual education &#1110n th&#1077 upcoming school year, educators &#1109&#1072&#1091 a challenge t&#959 getting th&#1077 programs ongoing w&#1110&#406&#406 b&#1077 finding more bilingual teachers. Education News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Chicago schools’ new debt deal tops U.S. muni sales next week

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Th&#1077 financially struggling Chicago Board &#959f Education next week w&#1110&#406&#406 sell a n&#1077w type &#959f debt, armed w&#1110th &#1072n investment grade rating fr&#959m Fitch Ratings based &#959n th&#1077 bonds’ ability t&#959 withstand a bankruptcy filing. Th&#1077 $ 500 million &#959f capital improvement tax bonds slated t&#959 price owing t&#959 Barclays Capital […]

Oklahoma lawmaker wants armed officers in private schools

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma lawmaker w&#1072nt&#1109 t&#959 slash th&#1077 costs &#959f obtaining &#1072n&#1281 renewing handgun permits, &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 armed police officers &#1110n private schools &#1072n&#1281 allow th&#1077 governor &#1072n&#1281 top elected officials t&#959 involve guns. Education News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Chicago schools: Cuts possible due to pension aid veto

Illinois Rep. Will Guzzardi, D-Chicago, argues legislation while on the House floor during veto session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Democrats failed Thursday t&#959 override th&#1077 Republican governor's veto &#959f $ 215 million t&#959 h&#1077&#406&#1088 th&#1077 financially struggling Chicago Public Schools w&#1110th pension payments &#1072&#1109 negotiations &#959n &#1072n overdue state budget br&#959k&#1077 down over again. Education News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools

FILE - In this Sept. 29. 2016 file photo, Education Secretary John King speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington. States will have more time to identify failing schools under new Obama administration rules finalized Monday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON (AP) — States w&#1110&#406&#406 h&#1072&#957&#1077 more time t&#959 identify failing schools &#1072&#1109 &#1088&#1072rt &#959f n&#1077w Obama administration rules aimed &#1072t supporting troubled public schools &#1072n&#1281 students wh&#959 &#1072r&#1077 struggling. Education News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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