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Joy Resmovits

Back To School In Philly: 'The Kids Were A Little Bit Stunned'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- All eyes were on the City of Brotherly Love Monday as students and teachers returned to its massively diminished public schools for th...

Is This The Fate Of The Little Red Schoolhouse?

AP | KATHRYN HAAKE | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

DIVIDE, Mont. -- The school day in Divide begins with the four students, ages 5 to 14, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance around the flagpole outside t...

Joy Resmovits

Arne Duncan On Sequestration: 'There Is No Fix'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While sequestration is not a sure thing yet, school districts are already asking for help dealing with the massive, imminent cuts, U.S. ...

U.S. Public Schools Cut 11,000 Jobs In December

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education

By Anna Yukhananov and Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Local U.S. governments cut jobs for the fourth straight month in Dec...

Joy Resmovits

Fiscal Cliff Ignites Education Activism

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.15.2012 | Education

Juandiego Wade is worried. As vice chair of the Charlottesville City School Board in Virginia, he's responsible for the well-being of its 4,000 stu...

Joy Resmovits

Duncan: Looming Cuts 'Playing Chicken With The Lives Of The American People'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.25.2012 | Education

Schools, HIV testing, childcare and unemployment programs are all "under threat" as across-the-board cuts, known as sequestration, are scheduled to st...

State Budget Cuts Slam Higher Education, Almost Spare K-12

| Kathryn Baron and John Fensterwald | Posted 02.13.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Thoughts On Public Education blog, TopEd.org. Midyear budget cuts hit Cali...

Four-Day School Weeks and a Better Idea

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ann Brenoff

Public schools in Los Angeles this year had students sitting on the floor and window sills while class sizes topped 50.