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Detroit Schools Can't Meet Payroll After June 30

Fortune - ‎6 hours ago‎
The emergency manager for the cash-strapped Detroit Public Schools said on Saturday the district would run out of money to pay employees after the fiscal year wraps up on June 30, the Detroit News reported.

Heads want parent RE opt-out overturned

Schools Week - ‎11 hours ago‎
Hilary Alcock, headteacher of Buntingsdale Primary School and Nursery in Shropshire, said schools needed to show they “respect what is important to pupils and make RE and entitlement for all”.
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Coalition announces $1.2bn for schools but Labor says funding 'inadequate'

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
The conditions for funding include standardised year 1 school assessment of students' reading, phonics and numeracy skills, annual reports to parents that identify literacy and numeracy attainment against national standards, and a minimum standard of ...

Is There A Better Way To Pay For America's Schools?

NPR - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Kansas Supreme Court gave state lawmakers an ultimatum: Make school funding more equitable by June 30, or it will consider shutting down the state's public schools. Since then, things have gotten ugly. Lawmakers followed up with a plan - to make ...
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Hillary Clinton Supports Innovative Schools...Up To A Point

Forbes - ‎19 hours ago‎
Congratulations to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for supporting the Eagle Academy, a network of six successful boys-only public high schools in some of the toughest neighborhoods in America. Clinton came to New York City on Friday ...

Georgia schools make room for thousands of migrant children

Fox News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The obligation to educate most of these new arrivals has fallen on public schools in metro Atlanta, which advocates say were already serving a growing population of Latino students.

Maintenance projects to start next month at Antioch schools

Chicago Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Antioch School District 34 is planning to do more than just clean the classrooms this summer. Projects that include paving a parking lot and partially replacing a roof will begin when school concludes June 2, District 34 Superintendent Jay Marino said.
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Russell Hobby: Heads should be 'in the classroom, not the boardroom'

Schools Week - ‎11 hours ago‎
Plans to convert all schools into academies risk creating “boom times for lawyers, auditors and consultants” while teachers struggle, a union leader has said as he called for heads to “spend time in the classroom, not the boardroom”.
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Nine Edinburgh schools to remain closed until end of summer holidays

The Guardian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The city council said on Friday that nine of the 17 schools shut suddenly after potentially lethal building defects were found will remain closed for nearly four more months.

The trouble with NZ's primary schools

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Thousands of children begin secondary school each year without the reading, writing or maths skills needed to make it through.

Were you there? Pictures from Bassleton and Thornaby Community Schools

Gazette Live - ‎3 hours ago‎
Did you attend Bassleton School before it made way for Thornaby Community School? Or perhaps you went to the new school before it earned academy status? If yes to either, you may be featured in our archive pictures from the Thornaby schools. Bassleton ...

White flight: race segregation in Melbourne state schools

The Age - ‎12 hours ago‎
Other local mothers called her "brave" for sending him to a school where the students were mostly Somali and Muslim from commission housing nearby.
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Proposition 123's fine print could have big effect on schools

azcentral.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Supporters see it as a nearly pain-free way of helping schools now while working toward greater assistance for education after the measure is passed.
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Schools float bond proposals for safety, security, technology upgrades

Detroit Free Press - ‎20 hours ago‎
"We live in a much different time when it comes to security of both public schools or really any public space," said Joe DiPonio, superintendent in Lake Shore Public Schools, which has a $35 million bond proposal on the ballot. "It's a different day ...

Cash-strapped MCD schools turn crisis into learning lesson for students

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
After a two-year wait for funds from the municipal corporation, a school in Seelampur found a novel way to get its hands on a basic item: a first aid box.
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Number of pupils at private girls' schools 'declining', figures show

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Figures released by the Independent Schools Council (ISC) revealed the number of students at all-girls' schools has dropped in recent years.
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Morgan to manipulate primary floor standards

Schools Week - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The number of primary schools which fall below government floor standards this year will be in the hundreds rather than the thousands despite harder tests at key stage 2, heads have been assured.

Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

NewsOK.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
That $9,794 is how much money the Chicago Ridge School District in Illinois spent per child in 2013 (the number has been adjusted by Education Week to account for regional cost differences).

Speak up for best schools superintendent for Nashville

The Tennessean - ‎10 hours ago‎
On any given day, 86,000 Nashville children will enter a public school that will help determine their future. They will learn from more than 10,000 teachers, principals and staff members, who will be a difference in whether our children succeed or fail.

Group labels government's plans for national testing in schools 'regressive and politically motivated'

Scottish Daily Record - ‎16 hours ago‎
Radical left-wing alliance RISE has called for Scottish ministers to abandon plans for national testing for school pupils. The pro-indepenence groups, which includes MSP Jean Urquhart, also wants to increase the starting school age from four to seven.
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