PA schools reopen, but parents still concerned

PA schools have reopened and many families are back in school after the closure of a school, but some parents still have questions about the shutdown.The Pennsylvania Department of Education said Monday it would reopen and maintain the schools that have been closed, but that some families were still concerned about the closings and could

New York City Schools Admit to Over-Revolving Funds

A New York school district admitted Friday to over-revolving more than $100 million in money it used to cover overtime wages, travel and other expenses related to its 2015 class of 8,000-plus students.In response to the allegations, the New York State Education Department released a statement saying that it would investigate.The statement said the allegations

What is a boarding school?—What’s the difference between a charter and a charter school?

With school funding in the red, parents are looking for alternatives, and it’s the work of the Internet and social media that’s leading to the proliferation of online charter schools.But the work isn’t without challenges: A 2014 National Science Foundation report found that “fewer than 1% of states have a formal, publicly funded public charter