Among the cuts: About 7,500 high school students who live within two miles of school will not have district-provided transportation. They will have to find alternative ways to get there.
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August 15, 2014
August 14, 2014
Back-to-school is the focus of a "conservative shopper app" that helps consumers find companies whose donations and advocacy align with their political beliefs.
July 15, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
June 26, 2014
Some folks in positions of educational import are shading the truth, big time. How do I know this? Because I'm hearing two very different things that can't be reconciled.
June 12, 2014
The professor who beat Rep. Eric Cantor in a primary would not be likely to increase education funding if he makes it to Congress.
June 09, 2014
I was struck by some of the feedback to last Thursday's post on the whole "why can't pols get out of schooling?" question. Meanwhile, reform skeptic John Thompson continued our occasional, engaging, correspondence, penning a thoughtful missive that took the blog to heart while arguing that reformers ought be equally willing to make their peace with the ways of liberal democracy. His take is constructive and applies the insights usefully (though you'll note parts that I obviously don't buy), and I agreed to run it as a follow-up.
May 15, 2014
Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.
May 07, 2014
An unusually bleak thank-you letter to teachers from Georgia's superintendent of schools strikes a nerve.
May 05, 2014
Two new polls poke into Americans' attitudes about the common-core standards by political viewpoint, and come up with different conclusions.
April 30, 2014
Special education funding has been a big issue in the suburban Minnesota district represented by John Kline, a Republican.