By reducing barriers for students and their families — addressing basic needs like stable housing, job training and mental and physical health care — such schools aim to better equip at-risk students to succeed.
Justices ruled 5-4 that public employees now have the right to fully opt out of paying membership dues to labor groups that collectively bargain on their behalf.
The project is exactly the sort of experience that organizers with Girl Scouts River Valleys and Dunwoody College of Technology had envisioned when they teamed up to launch a new STEM-focused camp session.
Many of the openings are reflective of the main teacher shortage areas: special education, math and science.
The money will be available for things like bullet-proof glass, metal detectors and security cameras — but not to fund any type of personnel, whether it's school police officers or psychologists.
A walkout could begin as early as Feb. 13. Here's a look at how things got to this point and what key sticking points will have to be addressed in order to avoid that.
While graduation rates are on the rise, proficiency rates in math and reading have remained relatively stagnant. And for some student groups, proficiency rates have actually decreased.