Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 7:25pm
The race for three Los Angeles school board seats — and an expected showdown between the teachers union and its opponents — began to take shape Saturday with the deadline for candidates to announce their plans to run.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 2:49pm
Indianapolis Governor-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday he will push forward with education reforms including private school vouchers and merit pay programs for teachers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 3:54pm
Atlanta Public Schools has reached another milestone in its efforts to get back in the good graces of an agency that governs public school accreditation.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 3:53pm
CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 9:09pm
The Georgia Charter Schools Association has come under criticism for sending an email to school leaders asking for their help as the organization tried to arrange what appears to be a political ad.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 8:53pm
Alice Spearman has represented District 7 -- East Oakland-Elmhurst -- on the Oakland school board since 2005. She'll serve another four years if she can win enough votes or persuade the courts to disqualify her opponent, James Harris.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 9:52pm
Ohio state's auditor says five school districts have used questionable attendance policies and practices, putting them at a higher risk for scrubbing attendance data to improve their school report cards.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 9:43pm
The Brentwood (Calif.) Union School District board covered potential budget cuts, future technology, community involvement and bridging funding gaps in the Election Previews 2012 debate that will begin airing Oct. 5.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 3:50pm
Believe. Achieve. Succeed.These three simple words were at the heart of a community meeting at Salem State University Wednesday night that dealt with public school improvement efforts in the city.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 3:25pm
Did we learn anything from Clayton’s earlier woes or does the latest friction point to the larger problem of having citizens run school systems?