- Between Tears & Laughter. // Curriculum Review;Nov2005, Vol. 45 Issue 3, following p2
Presents news briefs on education in the U.S. as of October 2005. Accusation of insurance fraud and arson against a high school chemistry teacher in Houston, Texas following allegedly promising to give passing grades to students in exchange for torching her Chevy Malibu automobile to collect an...
- STATE report. // NEA Today;Oct2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p17
Presents updates on the National Education Association (NEA) in various U.S. states as of October 2003. Suit filed by NEA-Alaska to block the layoff of three tenured teachers in Haines and two in Hoonah; Success of the members of the Delaware State Education Association in lobbying for a bill...
- At two Cleveland schools, overhauls mark a dramatic response to `desperate times'. Reinhard, Beth; Hendrie, Caroline // Education Week;09/24/97, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p13
Reports on the reaction of parents to the move of two Cleveland, Ohio-based schools to remove much of their staff under the terms of reconstitution strategy. Staging of protests; Factors motivating the schools to reconstitute; Superintendent Richard A Boyd's arguments about the necessity of the...
- The paradox of educational power. Guthrie, James W. // Education Week;10/15/97, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p34
Opinion. Focuses on the paradox of educational power in which education officials are in the position to make instruction effective in the United States. Public school children's attendance at the least effective and bureaucratized school systems; Need for the realignment of power and position...
- Grassroots: State. // NEA Today;May96, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p8
Presents information on topics that are related to education in the United States. Oklahoma Education Association members' victory in defeating a ballot initiative to return property taxes to 1993 levels; Information on the `Give Us That Penny' campaign that is being waged buy Louisiana school...
- 14 laid off at Wesleyan. Bennison, Gail // Fort Worth Business Press;2/1/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p1
Reports that Texas Wesleyan University has laid off administrative staff members. Departments affected by the cost-cutting plan; Corporate reorganization; Fund-raising at the university; Views of teachers regarding the cost-cutting program of the university.
- Indianapolis district lays off 163 employees. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;5/23/2012, p3
The article reports on the approval given by the Indianapolis School Board to layoff a number of school district employees, including teachers.
- Back at the books. // NEA Today;Feb98, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p10
Reports on the case filed by Willingboro Education Association against the district school of Willingboro, New Jersey who dismissed payroll department employees. Decision of the court regarding the case.
- Have you read The Leading Source vet? Hardy, Lawrence; Stover, Del; Dillon, Naomi // American School Board Journal;May2009, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p10
The article discusses the effects of a global economic recession in 2009 on education in the United States. Methods to cut costs in education are detailed, focusing on lay-off systems. The author reveals that in order to reduce personnel costs by ten percent, more than ten percent of employees...