News: Disputes, Conflicts, Cuts
Pennsylvania: School District Denies Claim That It Spied AP: The Lower Merion School District in suburban Philadelphia says it remotely activated Webcams 42 times to find missing student laptops, but never did so to spy on students, as a lawsuit filed this week claims.New Plan on School Selection, but Still Discontent NYT: The San Francisco school board is trying to revamp its byzantine student-assignment system, but complaints persist.
Superintendent returns to court on charges AP: The
attorney for Milford's superintendent of schools says his client will
plead not guilty to sexual assault charges involving two female school
Politics: St. Helena’s Version of Hatfields vs. McCoys NYT: A special election on recalling four of the five school board members in St. Helena has deeply split the town.
Georgia schools switching to 4-day weeks USA Today: With budget cuts looming, more Georgia school systems are considering switching to four-day school weeks.