Latest School Board Stories

2008-07-24 18:00:52

By Ana Ribeiro, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 23--BOLIVIA -- If you're a teacher in Brunswick County Schools, you could get a supplement raise in the upcoming school year.

2008-07-24 03:00:52

By Karen Roebuck, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 24--Woodland Hills School District's most recent state test scores plummeted again, the new superintendent said this week, pushing the district a step closer to a possible state takeover.

2008-07-23 03:00:51

For five years, consumers will pay a sales tax with every purchase in Richmond County to build schools that, according to an external audit and the school board's former planner, aren't needed.

2008-07-22 12:00:58

By Venice Buhain, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 22--Fees will go up to play middle and high school sports and to attend the outdoors school in the Olympia School District next year, but bus routes within a mile of the schools will remain unchanged.

2008-07-22 03:00:36

By Sara Pauff, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 22--Every chair was filled and people crammed into the back of the conference room at the Bradley Library on Monday night to say goodbye to John Phillips.

2008-07-22 03:00:34

By Tim Puko, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 22--A change in state law gives Pittsburgh Public Schools more flexibility in unloading its older, unused buildings.

2008-07-21 15:00:53

By Greg Jordan, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va. Jul.

2008-07-21 06:00:00

By Kris Sherman, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 21--Ask a kid his or her favorite subject in elementary school and the answer is often the same. "Recess," they'll proclaim with resounding enthusiasm.

2008-07-21 03:00:34

By Bill Graham and Alvin Chang, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 21--The Liberty School District's policy-setters are under fire, with controversies far from settled.

2008-07-20 09:00:31

By Rob Novit, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 20--The Aiken County Board of Education has had a superintendent evaluation process in the past, but it was "certainly not the most effective one," said Board Chair Dr. Christine Sanders. Current Superintendent Dr. Beth Everitt began work Jan. 2.