public education


When John King, New York's top-ranking education official, left his post for a federal position, many New Yorkers breathed a sigh of a relief. That relief is short-lived, now that King is succeeding U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

Richard Iannuzzi: What Do Parents Really Want?

Aug 19, 2013

Earlier this month, the State Education Department released results from the first standardized tests tied to the new Common Core standards adopted by over 40 states.

Lenox Public Schools

A Berkshire school district will begin a planning initiative this summer to find new solutions to common problems including declining government funding and student population.

The school committee for Lenox public schools recently voted to begin work on a strategy that will look for ways the district can plan for current and future issues.