Latest Public education Stories

2010-05-21 14:14:17

Separate but unequal tiered system of schools created post-Katrina.

2008-08-23 09:00:28

Our view: Disabled, foster-care pupils shouldn't lose funding, but state must cap program amid questions about its legality An effort by some lawmakers to find money for a school voucher program that was sacrificed in the lengthy and difficult state budgeting process should raise questions about how legislative priorities are set.

2008-08-18 18:00:38

By Curtis LeMay / Special to The Herald I read Jim Watkins' recent letter on school vouchers with interest, and I agree with his assessment. However, Mr.

2008-08-05 06:00:38

By Akilah Johnson, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 5--Florida's school voucher program is again under a microscope after a judge decided Monday that two proposed constitutional amendments can appear on the November ballot.

2008-08-04 12:01:14

By Vicki McClure, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Aug. 4--A proposed state constitutional amendment offers what sounds like a simple and painless remedy for improving public education in Florida -- require every school district to spend at least 65 percent of its money on classroom instruction.

2008-07-29 00:00:36

By Malin Rising STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Schools run by private enterprise? Free iPods and laptop computers to attract students? It may sound out of place in Sweden, that paragon of taxpayer- funded cradle-to-grave welfare.

2008-07-15 00:00:29

By Rev. Richard B. "Rick" Waller AS A former public educator, like Mr. Karl Priest, I have come to different conclusions as to the state and direction of public education. Mr.

2008-07-09 03:00:25

By Walker, Olene S It is an honor for me to welcome you to the State of Utah and to the Brigham Young University campus. I commend the J. Reuben Clark Law School, the David O.

2008-07-08 03:00:00

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Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.