More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Charter School System Shutting Down; Schools Will Stay OpenWashington's charter school system took another step Tuesday toward shutting down
Study: No Benefit In Single-Sex Classrooms Or SchoolsAccording to a recent study, students in a single-gender school or classroom do not do any better in classes than those in co-ed school or classrooms.
Middle School Calls Off Zombie Survival Class Over Student Safety ConcernsA zombie survival course previously offered at Armand Larive Middle School has been canceled amid concerns for student safety.
South Dakota Gov Signs Into Law Bill Allowing School Districts To Arm TeachersSouth Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Friday allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.
Washington Becomes 42nd State to Allow Charter SchoolsWashington voters have narrowly approved an initiative that clears the way for up to 40 charter schools to be opened in the state over the next five years.
Native American mascots challenged in Washington StateThe state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots.
Some Top Charter School Organizations Eye Wash. Some of the most successful charter school organizations in the nation say they would like to open schools in Washington state if voters approve the charter initiative on the November ballot.
WA Students Show Math and Science ImprovementStatewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.
Parent's Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To KnowChildren who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
Anaheim Superintendent Picked for Seattle Schools The Seattle School Board is asking Anaheim School Superintendent Jose Banda to lead the Seattle school district.