Should parents serve time in jail for missing parent teacher conferences? One prosecutor wants that to be the case in an effort to increase parent involvement. Talk of the Nation's Jennifer Ludden discuses this issue and more.
Two Georgia teachers have won prestigious Milken Educator Awards.
Rachel Willis in Atlanta and Kelly Stopp in Norcross were honored Monday. The two won $25,000 prizes from the California-based Milken Family Foundation.
School officials in coastal Glynn County plan to open a nighttime high school for dropouts.
The school will give dropouts a chance to earn diplomas.
Evening classes will be available only to high school dropouts under the age of 21.
Out of the more than 300,000 students enrolled in state schools only about 60 percent graduate within 6 years.
That’s a trend officials with the Board of Regents want to change.
The board asked university presidents to submit plans outlining areas that need improvement.
The U.S. Department of Education is warning American schools: Tolerating or failing to adequately address ethnic, sexual or gender-based harassment could put them in violation of federal anti-discrimination laws.