Saying administrative and financial challenges had become insurmountable, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards will scrap its effort to develop advanced certification for principals.
The California district and its teachers' union announced today they are withdrawing from a first-of-its-kind No Child Left Behind waiver the U.S. Department of Education granted less than a year ago.
Gwinnett County in Georgia and Florida's Orange County Public Schools are the only two finalists for this year's Broad Prize for Urban Education.
Retired Atlanta Superintendent Beverly Hall, facing charges that she conspired to change student scores on state exams in 2009, is too ill to stand trial, her lawyer says.
Washington voters rejected a second term for Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary, leaving big questions about the future of the city's schools chancellor, Kaya Henderson.
The importance of leadership, equity, children's well-being, and raising academic standards were all on the agenda at Education Week's second annual Leaders To Learn From event.
The Atlanta school board has tapped Meria Carstarphen, the superintendent in Austin, Texas, to lead the 47,000-student district.
A new report from UCLA's Civil Rights Project contends that in 2010, more than half of New York's black and Latino students went to schools with white-student enrollments under 10 percent.
A new report finds that school board elections and board member characteristics can impact student achievement within districts.
School turnarounds and new policies for school meal programs were among the issues highlighted at urban educators' annual legislative conference in Washington.