FORGET THE ALAMO? IN DALLAS, MAYBE: Dallas education board ponders ghosting names of offensive white males Sam Houston, William Travis, and Jim Bowie from schools.
A third person appointed to the Missouri State Board of Education by Gov. Eric Greitens has withdrawn from the panel, hampering the first-year Republican governor's efforts to find enough votes … Click to Continue »
Los Angeles Board of Education President Ref Rodriguez announced Tuesday that he would step down from that post. Rodriguez said he would retain his seat on the board. Last week, Rodriguez was charged with perjury and other felonies for allegedly funneling $25,000 of his own money into his 2015 campaign...
The FSMB is committed to assisting member medical and osteopathic boards in their educational outreach efforts to medical students and residents. The FSMB Workgroup on Education for Medical Regulation has designed a series of modules on various aspects of medical regulation to inform future licensed physicians.
A North Carolina appeals court has weighed in on another lawsuit testing the powers that the state education board holds over administering the public schools. A split Court of Appeals … Click to Continue »
A West Virginia school board has voted to suspend a former principal who was rehired as a teacher this year. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Putnam County Board of Education … Click to Continue »
The Washington Education Association board of directors met over the weekend at union headquarters and were greeted by this: The WEA staff is without a contract and may strike next week if an agreement is not reached. Pensions and post-retirement benefits continue to be the most contentious bargaining issues. If a strike is called, let’s … Continue reading "Those Darn Employees"
Merryl Tisch spent two decades on the state Board of Regents. As chancellor she led the effort to raise standards, shaking up the educational establishment with a focus on underperforming schools and... To view the full story, click the title link.
To the editor: If safety and protection of students is a top priority for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Board of Education President Ref Rodriguez should immediately recuse himself and join educations in the LAUSD’s “teacher jail” until the felony charges against him are litigated. (“...
Springfield businesswoman Melissa Gelner, whose appointment to the Missouri Board of Education was withdrawn Friday, criticized Gov. Eric Greitens' office for what she called a lack of effort to work … Click to Continue »
A school system in eastern Alabama will have the largest budget in its history. The Tuscaloosa News reports that the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education was approved for a $235.5 … Click to Continue »
The California State Board of Education had been focused for hours on how to meet requirements to help its lowest performing schools and districts. But after long, jargon-laden discussions about “building capacity” and “creating new systems,” board member Feliza Ortiz-Licon took a step back and...
The Mississippi Board of Education is moving closer to taking over the state's second-largest school district because of academic and accountability problems, but some parents are vowing a legal fight. … Click to Continue »
Charter school advocates in Los Angeles had been having a great year. With millions of dollars at their disposal, they had won their first majority on the school board and installed a pro-charter board president, Ref Rodriguez. They had ambitious plans for the future and they had the leadership...
The Latest on a court hearing on whether to delay a North Carolina law shifting primary control over the state's public school system from the appointed State Board of Education … Click to Continue »
Mississippi's second-largest school district remains on a path to be taken over by the state. The state School Accreditation Commission voted Wednesday that the state Board of Education and Gov. … Click to Continue »
Alabama Education Superintendent Michael Sentance has resigned ahead of a school board meeting in which some members were expected to push to fire him. Sentance submitted his resignation on Wednesday … Click to Continue »
It's the California State Board of Education's last chance to change the federal plan it will turn in to Betsy DeVos.