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05/26/2016 - 12:00am

The U.S. Department of Education has released a draft version of accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act that would require "comprehensive, summative" ratings for schools, but would not dictate or encourage states to set any particular weight, or a range of weights, for individual accountability measures.

05/25/2016 - 12:00am

When you hear about suspensions and expulsions, high school may immediately come to mind. But as a number of recent stories and reports have pointed out, preschoolers are far more likely to be kicked out of school than students in any other setting.

05/25/2016 - 12:00am

The Community Task Force, flanked by members of the Rochester City School District Board of Education, stood in the sunny atrium of the School Without Walls on Tuesday to show support for the proposed code of conduct.

05/24/2016 - 12:00am

Lunch has turned into time away from from class for one Virginia student who was slapped with a suspension from school after police say he stole a 65 cent milk carton. The student, Ryan Turk, takes part in the free lunch program.

05/23/2016 - 12:00am

Michigan schools produced more than 1,300 expulsions during the 2014-15 school year, with nearly half of the kids being kicked out for 180 days — the equivalent of an entire school year. Now lawmakers are proposing new rules designed to reduce the number of kids with lengthy expulsions and suspensions.

05/23/2016 - 12:00am

Today, after 18 months of ferocious uphill organizing the Labor/Community Strategy Center reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles School Police Department.

05/22/2016 - 12:00am

A Hmong student, excited for a high school history lesson on the Vietnam War, felt invisible when her people’s alliance with the American forces went unmentioned.

05/21/2016 - 12:00am

A federal judge's order that Cleveland, Miss., must merge its two high schools and two middle schools to achieve racial integration is only one example of a bigger problem not just in Mississippi but nationally, education observers say.

05/20/2016 - 12:00am

The school district that suspended a 5-year-old girl for bringing her Princess bubble gun to school is now reviewing its policy, following a Denver7 investigation.

05/20/2016 - 12:00am

Eduardo Pacheco comes from a community in East Los Angeles that is plagued by poverty, violence and low college attendance.