public schools

Harsh cuts don't fix Chicago's school budget

Aug 14, 2015
It's a billion dollars short, and the district's debt is piling up.
Posted In: Chicago, public schools, graduation rates

Chicago schools face $200 million in cuts

Jul 6, 2015
The cutbacks come just 2 years after the city closed almost 50 elementary schools.
Posted In: Chicago, Taxes, public schools, Unemployment, Transportation
Jay Malone is capitalizing on Germany's push to recruit international students by helping Americans who want to study there.

American students head to Germany for free college

Apr 1, 2015
More American students are getting degrees in other countries with free college.
Posted In: Germany, university, public schools, German economy, education funding, education costs, student debt, student loans, college costs

Schools go to court for more funding

Jan 6, 2015
Kansas is one of more than a dozen states facing school finance litigation.
Posted In: education funding, public schools, Kansas

Middle class families fight over East Baton Rouge schools

Mar 14, 2014
Some residents want to leave a struggling public school system by incorporating a new town, St. George.
Posted In: Baton Rouge, public schools

Picky eaters: Making school meals that kids will eat

Oct 23, 2013
More than half of public school children now qualify for free and reduced-price meals. But getting kids to actually eat school meals can be tough.
Posted In: school lunches, education funding, public schools

Guess what? Giving good teachers bonuses works

Oct 17, 2013
A new study from Stanford University says giving teachers a big bonus for raising student test scores is effective.
Posted In: teacher pay, salaries, public schools, charter schools

Simple math adds up to a $147 million school

Aug 7, 2013
Atlanta is opening a brand-new school with a high price tag, including spending on a fancy cafeteria and gym.
Posted In: Atlanta, public schools