The governor of Georgia suspended six of the nine board members of the 99,000-student DeKalb school system in Georgia this Monday
February 2013 Archives
A group of like-minded California districts are forging ahead to seek a waiver from mandates of NCLB after the state of California's bid to do so failed.
School districts can improve the quality of leadership in their schools by recruiting and supporting school leaders, says a new report on principals from the Wallace Foundation.
The high-profile charter school leader is not only tackling school turnaround in New Orleans, he's pursuing a new, non-charter effort to provide better secondary school choices to middle class families in Los Angeles Unified.
The NAESP released a set of policy recommendations at its National Leaders Conference, which kicked off yesterday in Washington.
Mark Edwards, the superintendent of the Mooresville (N.C.) Graded School District, is the American Association of School Administrators' superintendent of the year.
In an annual survey, principals report declining levels of job satisfaction.
Superintendents from Los Angeles, Fresno, San Francisco, and Long Beach lobby the U.S. Secretary of Education to approve their waiver application.
A new report from the Institute of Education Sciences has recommendations for preventing, detecting, and responding to cheating and irregularities computer-based and regular standardized tests.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg sinks $1 million into an election that's a showdown between Supt. John Deasy and the United Teachers Los Angeles.
Urban districts are grappling with how to find new life for schools they have closed as they manage an increasing inventory of vacant buildings.
A Seattle teacher boycott against a district-mandated exam seems increasingly tied to fights against high-stakes testing, whether or not that was the intended goal.
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
Dallas school leaders will be evaluated under a new system that is based 40 percent on student achievement.
A group students in Portland, Ore. is organizing a boycott of the state's high-stakes standardized tests.
A new annual report from Education Week> showcases Leaders to Learn From—16 leaders who have put creative ideas to good use in their school districts.
Ackerman was one of the nation's best-known and longest-serving urban school leaders, serving as superintendent in three major school systems.