public schools

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