Board of Education

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

Local school board races are often low-budget, low-profile affairs, and until now, Oakland has been no exception. But this year, two new political action committees have thrown themselves into the election, infusing once-lethargic races with energy—and cash.

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

Like most of Louisiana, Rapides Parish voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to limit school board members to three terms.

10/15/2012

The state of Texas is headed back to court this month for the latest round in a never-ending battle over public school finance. This time hundreds of public school districts, some charter schools, and a group of parents are challenging the state's method of funding our schools, alleging it is inadequate and inequitable.

10/15/2012

Washington state’s education system must change in big ways — and it will, partly by stick and potentially by choice.

10/12/2012

10/12/2012

L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy has received a one-year contract extension, but was unable to achieve ambitious performance targets that would have triggered a salary bonus.

10/12/2012

The Florida Department of Education has touched off a firestorm over its strategic plan that will judge the achievement of public school students in part by race and ethnicity.

10/10/2012

10/10/2012

Ypsilanti Board of Education members expressed their satisfaction with Superintendent Dedrick Martin for the third consecutive year in his annual performance evaluation.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

Whether they like it or not, the Santa Clara County Board of Education may be stuck with $175,000 or more in losses from the underwater luxury condominium that ex-Superintendent Charles Weis is trying to unload.

9/27/2012

9/27/2012

In a vote of 5 to 2, the Duval County School Board chose a Miami, Florida bureaucrat for its next Superintendent of Schools.

9/27/2012

In a vote along party lines, the Wake County Board of Education voted Tuesday afternoon to fire the school district's superintendent, paying him approximately $250,000 in severance pay.

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

Dozens of parents, as well as members of the Wake County Republican Party, rallied outside the Wake County Public School System's central office Monday in support of Superintendent Tony Tata, who they believe could be removed from the post he's held for less than two years.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

The Burke County Board of Education’s five-year subcommittee met Monday evening, still wrestling the issue of overcrowding at Burke County schools.

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

The state Board of Education chose Thursday not to takeover an Indianapolis public school but is leaving the option on the table.

8/31/2012

In advance of students returning to Foxborough Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the town’s School Committee reviewed and approved the district’s goals for the 2012-13 at Monday’s meeting.

8/24/2012

8/24/2012

Four revisions have been made to the contract the Jersey City Board of Education is offering prospective schools superintendent Marcia V. Lyles, and the new pact now awaits approval from Lyles and from state education officials.

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