Articles: Policy & Compliance

Holding on to Parent Voices

Facing what they see as a potential blow to parents in the "Blueprint for Reform," advocates for parent involvement in schools push back.

School Choice Case Heads to the Supreme Court

On Nov. 3, the Supreme Court heard arguments for a school choice case challenging the precedent set for the Establishment Clause—the separation of church and state.

A School District's Rise from Mediocrity

A North Carolina district, which was plagued with underperforming schools in the 1990s, revamped its leadership, instruction and culture to be a class act for the 21st century—and an example for other districts.

Black Children Still Left Behind

Educators seek new strategies to address persistent achievement gaps and discrimination against African-American students.

Dividing Arizona

Critics say recent state immigration policies are segregating schools.

Voucher Programs Losing Steam in School Choice Debate

Tuition voucher program support has been withering under the Obama administration as it phases out the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.

Two Consortia of States Win Race to the Top Funds

The U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $350 million in Race to the Top grants for states to develop new assessments for the Common Core Standards.

DA's 10th Annual Salary Survey: A Salary Recession for School Administrators?

In addition to the 2009-2010 salary survey data from Educational Research Services, DA shows how administrators are feeling their share of pain given the economic stranglehold on district budgets.

Teacher-Led School Trend Takes DPS

Detroit is the next city to throw away the administrative reins and open the doors for an all-teacher-led school.

Special Report: States of Debate: The Golden State Loses Its Luster

After having a rich and unique history as an education leader, California starts to crumble under fiscal uncertainty. The third in a three state series.

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