One national survey gives Louisiana’ s education system a D+ for student achievement Another national education report ranks the state dead last. So, how well is the state’s public school system really performing?
After Expulsions Of Preschoolers, Discipline Study In Nashville Finds Success With Positive Approach
Nashville pre-K classrooms have become laboratories in the effort to improve discipline for the youngest students – with signs a more positive approach could cut down the surprisingly high number of suspensions.
State educators are slimming down what they’re teaching Tennessee schoolchildren about the Muslim world, following complaints the old lessons were too friendly toward Islam.
The Tennessee Comptroller was asked by the Senate Education Committee to look into payments to charter schools. And auditors saw how the state’s policy can have a variety of interpretations.
In Mississippi, the average school district spends roughly $9,500 per student annually. That money, which comes from state, federal and local sources, is less than the national average.
Thousands of Louisiana students are English Language Learners. Many recently came here from Central America, with or without their families. Schools don’t always know what they need or are entitled to receive. Now the Southern Poverty Law Center and Louisiana Department of Education are trying to change that.
There will be no new charter schools opening in Mississippi next year. Mississippi Charter School Authorizers rejected a plan by Ohio-based I Can Schools to open a number of new charters in Jackson. The state authorizer board voted against the charter operator, four to two yesterday, citing concerns over mixed [...]