According to NBC News, a school in Roxbury, Mass., has seen positive effects--at least in terms of academics and school culture--from cutting back on school security, and using those funds to up arts instruction.
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May 02, 2013
April 18, 2013
New research from the Brookings Institution provides empirical backing for the widely held notion that that math and science teachers can generally find higher paying jobs outside of education.
April 15, 2013
The group Public Impact is helping bring alternative staffing models to life in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.
March 28, 2013
Teachers top all other professionals except for physicians in overall well-being, according to the 2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
February 25, 2013
In an article for RealClearPolitics, Andrew Rotherham, a.k.a. Eduwonk, highlights two problems with the findings from the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher.
February 11, 2013
Charter schools experiment with split work schedules, extended days, and a host of other staffing policies, but a study in the current issue of Education Finance and Policy suggests that they still struggle as much as traditional public schools to keep their best teachers and get rid of the ones who aren't effective.
January 31, 2013
The salary of every public school employee in Ohio is now searchable to the public via an online database, reports the Dayton Daily News.
December 11, 2012
An Ohio teacher is feeling the wrath of reproving parents and administrators after penning an erotic novel.
September 19, 2012
Diane Ravitch argues that, regardless of the exact details of the contract, the teachers came out victorious in the Chicago strike simply by displaying their strength.
September 13, 2012
As a result of a $2.8 million "budget error," the Nampa School District in Idaho will soon run out of money for substitute teachers, reports the Idaho Press-Tribune. The solution? Rely on volunteers to do the job.