via KTLA: A San Francisco Bay Area school district voted Wednesday to name an elementary school after former First Lady Michelle Obama. The board of the West Contra Costa Unified School District unanimously voted to rename Wilson Elementary School in Richmond as Michelle Obama Elementary School. The wife of President Barack Obama is known for […]

via Wkyc: CMSD Is moving forward to change some of our schools…By a vote yesterday by The Board of Education some schools will be consolidated. Glenville High School and MLK will be brought together as well as more moves in the district. CLICK HERE to read full story

School is back in session and Parents! Weight loss expert Robert Ferguson wants to encourage parents to stay on top of their children’s food choices so that they can achieve optimum results during the school year. CLICK HERE to read tips

via Wkyc: The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has announced it will close, merge, or relocate several kindergarten through eighth grade elementary schools as part of a wide-ranging modernization plan. The district says the schools involved are either in older buildings, have declining enrollment, or have received below average performance grades. The decision is not final, however, […]

via News5: When the weather gets rough, students across Northeast Ohio begin hoping for snow days. Some wear their pajamas backward and inside-out the night before, put spoons under their pillows or flush ice cubes down the toilet. Those infamous snow day rituals don’t always pay off and many are left wondering what it actually […]

via Cleveland 19: Many kids across the country have returned to school. While most parents have difficulty sending their children back to class, some moms are celebrating. Mothers all over the internet are posting “First Day of Freedom” photos showing what they are doing with all the free time they have now that their kids […]

via nationaldaycalender: Across the country, May 17 marks the annual parade of academic achievement. National Graduation Tassel Day celebrates the accomplishments of every graduate! Auditoriums and stadiums will fill with proud family and friends excited to witness the commencement ceremonies of high schools, colleges, and universities. Tassels dangle from the mortarboards in the colors of their […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Nearly all public school teachers report digging into their pockets to pay for school supplies, spending nearly $480 a year, far more than the federal $250 tax deduction available to teachers. The findings by the National Center of Education Statistics released Tuesday come as teachers across the country are walking out of classrooms […]

via fox8Cleveland: Jackson Local Schools are on lockdown after a 7th grader apparently shot himself in a school building. The district posted this message on its website after the incident: “A Jackson Memorial Middle School student suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound this morning. Safety Services are on the scene at this time. The Middle School and High […]

via News5: To a generation of children, Fred Rogers was a lot more than a soothing voice and a cardigan. On “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which had its first national broadcast on February 19, 1968, he sprinkled educational segments with soft-spoken wisdom. The show went off the air in 2001, and Rogers died in 2003. But […]

via FirstLadyB: Michelle Obama surprised Kirsten Perry, the newly named 2018 School Counselor of the Year. In a video posted on the former First Ladies Instagram, Perry was sitting in her office with some students at Lawndale Community Academy in Chicago, waiting for what she thought would be a phone call from the executive director of the […]

via News5: One of the nation’s largest online charter schools is closing abruptly, leaving families of the roughly 12,000 Ohio students from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow scrambling to find other schooling options halfway through the academic year. The publicly funded e-school has been running out of money amid a legal dispute with the state, […]