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Remedial reform moves to high schools

School districts try to increase chances that graduates will finish college

Many parents think students get right amount of homework

Parents said 96 percent of students did homework and 86 percent of those students had a designated place to do their work

Superintendent moves from good to great in Tennessee

By setting a clear vision, Superintendent Jim McIntyre has made his mark at Knox County Schools

Superintendent Kelvin Adams turns around St. Louis schools

Superintendent has used data to restore credibility to district taken over by state

A Culture Shift Transforms Achievement in West Virginia

Parent Trigger Law Taking Effect

Lawmakers Consider Early Graduation Policies

Offering incentives to high school students to complete their courses early is an idea popping up around the country.

Tough Tactics for Retention

Superintendent Jose M. Torres, Illinois School District U-46

Memphis City Schools Will Merge After a Landmark Vote

Memphis (Tenn.) City Schools will forfeit its charter after a landmark vote in the city on March 8 mandated the district allow Shelby County—its neighboring suburban district—to regain control of its school system.

Black Children Still Left Behind

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