Preliminary results for Haiti's long-fought presidential race were expected Monday, and with last month's relatively calm second round of voting, many Haitians have turned their attention to pressing politicians for change.But with unemployment hovering around 80 percent and nearly one million peopl
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he won't go along with budget plans that include cuts to education. Legislators in the House of Representatives have approved a budget package that would cut $200 million to schools.
One of America's most successful charter-school networks receives more government money than it has previously admitted — and it's also not as successful as it has stated, according to a new study.Researchers say that schools in the Knowledge Is Power Program have a much higher attrition rate than i
Like a lot of parents, Gretta Campbell worries about her 17-year-old daughter, a senior at Chicago's Hyde Park Academy High School on the city's South Side — especially right after school.After all, one of the most dangerous times of day for teenagers is after school and that's especially true in th
Like many other school districts, Hartford, Conn., rewards schools that perform well and closes schools that perform badly.But Hartford is also a district that allows parents to choose their child's school.