Quitting school: Turnover rises for urban superintendents

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the architect of school reform in New Haven, Superintendent Garth Harries appeared to be making progress. Test scores were up, dropout rates were down and a new teacher evaluation system became a national model.

  • Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

Justices sympathetic to girl suing school over service dog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears sympathetic to a 12-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who wants to sue school officials for refusing to let her bring a service dog to class.

  • Written by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

Study: Skin patch could help kids with peanut allergies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A wearable skin patch may help children who are allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut protein, according to a new study that calls for the therapy to be further explored.