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thompson school district considers selling ads on school buses

the thompson school district is contemplating selling advertising on 30 its 100 school buses -- a move that could send $18,000 a year to district coffers.

loveland school district votes not to close schools next year

the thompson school board won't close the district's two smallest schools next year, but could eventually do so as the district analyzes cost savings.

thompson school board: school closures, layoffs, boundary changes on the table t

the thompson school board plans to decide around first of the year how to cut about $4 million from its expenses by closing schools, redrawing boundaries or laying off staff, or through a combination of those "difficult choices."

parents group wants officer in every school in district

columbia, s.c. (ap) — parents in one south carolina school district are calling on officials to place a police officer in every school in the district after the latest school shooting in florida. the richland 2 black parents association said in a news release tuesday that every school in the district needs a school resource […]

faq: how to help, what to know about insurance, do those safety masks work?

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school district lengthening days to combat snow day closures

bethel, maine (ap) — a school district in maine will lengthen the school day by an hour for the next month to make up for time lost because of snow days. david murphy, superintendent of the bethel-area school district, says thursday was his district’s ninth school day of the year. wgme-tv reports his district includes […]

colorado school district to decide in january whether to close schools to save m

families and teachers may learn in january whether the thompson school district will close schools to save money.

is funding a factor in school districts’ relative success?

platte canyon school district is to be congratulated on its accomplishments, but i wonder how the district's per-pupil spending compares to a school district in the san luis valley.

parents sue school district after student meets predator using school computer

solana beach parents are suing a north county school district after their 12-year-old daughter came in contact with a sexual predator during school hours. san dieguito union high school district is accused of negligence in the suit, which was filed on nov. 30 in san diego superior court. the 10-page...

district settles suit of boy killed walking to school in fog

fresno, calif. (ap) — a california school district has settled a lawsuit from the family of a 9-year-old boy who was killed by a vehicle while walking to school in fog in 2015. the fresno bee reports the parlier unified school district will pay $475,000 to the family of diego estrada, and the district will […]

student suicide prompts school to review bullying policy

thompson, conn. (ap) — a connecticut preparatory school has hired an attorney to look at its anti-bullying policies following the death of 15-year-old student. connor tronerud died dec. 4. he lived in sutton, massachusetts and was a sophomore at marianapolis preparatory school, an independent catholic school in thompson. connor’s family has set up a page […]

georgetown fires john thompson iii after another losing year

washington (ap) — john thompson iii was fired as georgetown’s basketball coach on thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. school president john degioia told thompson on thursday he would not be brought back next year at a basketball program strongly associated with his last name. […]

despite borrowing limit, tiny skokie school district seeks to get around state l

a few months after voters approved a $47.3 million bond issue to build a new school, the tiny east prairie school district 73 in skokie faces a roadblock: it can't access the money it needs for the project. the one-school district has nearly maxed out its borrowing limit for major projects, so...

photos: thompson valley defeats longmont in northern league baseball

longmont trojans vs. the thompson valley eagles at longmont high school on april 15, 2017 in longmont, colorado. thompson valley defeated longmont 4-3.

school district 27j’s third high school expected to relieve dire capacity concer

riverdale ridge high school will open in north thornton fall 2018 to 6th through 10th grade students from school district 27j in brighton. middle school students living in the newly redrawn western district will go to their classes at riverdale ridge high school for two years, until the planned roger quist middle school is built.

north shore school district's next chief vows to rebuild community trust

north shore school district 112 has hired the head of neighboring deerfield school district 109 as its next school superintendent, and he's vowing to "restore greatness" to the district and rebuild the community's trust. michael lubelfeld, who has served as superintendent of the deerfield school...

small colorado school district mourns death of principal in car crash

the sudden loss of ellicott school district 22's middle school principal, diane garduno, in a car wreck tuesday has left the small district shaken.

college basketball: georgetown looking for new coach after firing john thompson

john thompson iii was fired as georgetown's basketball coach thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. thompson said in a statement released by agent david falk that he was “honored” to have been the hoyas' coach and proud of what his...

valley stream school district withholds payments over ida issue

valley stream school district 24 is withholding $2 million from its central high school district, which is considering litigation to get the money, officials said.

falcon school district offers help for students mourning 3 classmates killed in

even though school is out for summer break, the sudden, unexpected deaths of three longtime students of falcon school district 49 is difficult for staff and students, district officials said in a statement.

school district settlement claim raises questions

the dismissal of an employee who accused the san ysidro school district of wrongful termination in 2016 has raised questions about how his settlement was handled by trustees. jose enrique gonzalez served as the district’s coordinator of program development and school services from october 2015...

small, isolated wisconsin school district faces challenges

washington island, wis. (ap) — a small northeast wisconsin school district sees some of the same challenges that larger districts in the state face. the wisconsin state journal reports that washington island school district is the state’s smallest pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school district with just over 70 students. the district’s isolated location off the […]

georgia district extends school day to make up for lost time

decatur, ga. (ap) — a georgia school district is extending the school day to make up for time lost following tropical storm irma. the dekalb county school district says the day will be extended by 20 minutes every day beginning oct. 2 until the end of the semester, dec. 20. schools also will be open […]

showdown looming between l.a. unified and charter schools

los angeles school district officials plan to recommend at the next school board meeting that 10 charter schools be shut down because they refuse to comply with district rules. the district confirmed the recommendations thursday. charter school leaders, who say they are standing up against regulations...

palo alto parents slam school district inaction on sex assault cases

parents should be notified of potential safety threats to their children by school officials, impassioned parents of palo alto unified school district told the school board tuesday during a meeting about the district's handling of sexual assault-related complaints.

libertyville school district convenes ethics panel to review election-related co

a candidate who unsuccessfully ran for a spot on the libertyville school district 70 board of education has filed ethics complaints with the district accusing the school board president, superintendent and teachers union president of breaking school board prohibitions against political activities...

school district 27j could be first metro-area district to move to four-day schoo

after a failed mill levy override last fall, 27j is considering a radical change for the 2018-19 school year to save money: a school week that's only in session tuesday through friday.

d.c.'s exploding schools scandal — and why it has national significance

on oct. 28, 2015, the d.c. public school district put out a statement lauding itself, with this headline: "dc public schools continues momentum as the fastest improving urban school district in the country." for years, that has been the national narrative about the long-troubled school district...

nevada school district to replace some outdated textbooks

reno, nev. (ap) — a northwestern nevada school district has been given approval to purchase new textbooks to replace some of its decade-old stock of tomes. the reno gazette-journal reports the board of trustees on tuesday approved $3.8 million for the washoe county school district to purchase new high school math textbooks and middle school […]

district plans move into century-old school building

prescott, ariz. (ap) — renovations are nearing completion to convert a century-old school building in central arizona into a school district’s headquarters. the daily courier reports the prescott unified school district is planning to relocate administrative employees into the washington school in march following the nearly $400,000 in renovations to the downtown prescott building. workers […]

school districts cancel classes, citing online threats

pittsburgh (ap) — two pennsylvania school districts have canceled classes due to threats made on social media. the apollo-ridge school district announced on its school website sunday it had learned of a threat sent to a student on social media. police say the threat did not name a specific school in the district. the district […]

ufc 209 recap: woodley vs. thompson 2

ufc 209 live coverage: woodley vs. thompson 2 march 4, 2017, 10:40 p.m. ufc welterweight champion tyron woodley (16-3-1) defends his title for a second time against challenger stephen "wonderboy" thompson (13-1-1) at ufc 209 on saturday night in las vegas. woodley and thompson fought to a majority...

mumps case confirmed in district u46 school

a case of mumps has been confirmed in south elgin's kenyon woods middle school.both school district u46 and kane county department of health officials confirmed the first case of the highly contagious disease in the large school district.mary fergus, u46 spokeswoman, said the county notified u46...

mumps case confirmed in district u46 school

a case of mumps has been confirmed in south elgin's kenyon woods middle school. both school district u46 and the kane county department of health officials confirmed the first case of the highly contagious disease in the large school district. mary fergus, u46 spokeswoman, said the county notified...

agreement paves way for l.a. unified to approve most old and new charter schools

charters school leaders flexed their new muscle with the l.a. unified school district on tuesday to win district concessions on some operating rules. but they stopped short of insisting that all their demands be met, which could have led to school closures and an embarrassing public fight. sixteen...