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High School Students Suspended For Racist Obama Drawing

Posted 06.14.2012 | Education

Three students at Maryland's Eastern Technical High School, have been suspended after drawing a racially offensive picture involving President Barack ...

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Chronic Absenteeism Hurts Millions Of Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.17.2012 | Education

Danet Robaina-Cline, an attendance counselor at Chaparral High, considers her school lucky. Like other schools in Las Vegas, a city reeling from th...

Advocates Seek To Reduce Student Suspensions By Axing 'Willful Defiance' Charge

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 04.07.2012 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- School suspensions were once reserved for serious offenses including fighting and bringing weapons or drugs on campus. But these days t...

Teacher Stole Lunch Money From 2nd Grade Student, Baltimore Mother Claims

Posted 03.22.2012 | Education

The mother of a second-grade student in Baltimore, Md. has filed a lawsuit claiming that her son's teacher at Gwynn Falls Elementary School assaulted ...

WATCH: Arne Duncan 'Stunned' By Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

In a video interview Wednesday with 11Alive News, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he was "stunned" when he learned of the teacher cheatin...

WATCH: Baltimore School Holds Prayer Service For Good Test Scores

Posted 05.26.2011 | Education

One Baltimore public school has pulled out all the stops when it comes to shooting for good test scores: It's turned to divine intervention. Dozens o...

Andres Alonso: The Man Behind Baltimore Schools' Transformation

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

BALTIMORE -- For years, this city had one of the worst school systems in the country. Fewer than half its students graduated, enrollment had fallen pr...

Baltimore Task Force Pushes For $2.8B For Neglected Schools Needing Heat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

While one school in Baltimore may be debating how to best spend $40M on a beautiful new building, other inner city schools are in desperate need of ba...