October 2013 Archives

The school board vote ends five days of speculation that the superintendent would resign or be forced to leave.

Since 2000, the district has had four superintendents. Only former Colorado Gov. Roy Romer lasted longer than three years.

John Deasy has reportedly told confidantes that the school board is making it too difficult to pursue his reform agenda for the nation's largest school district.

The superintendent of the nation's second-largest school district said he would give more information next week, after he receives his evaluation.

The budget cuts resulting from Missouri's transfer law are becoming apparent.

Three mayors began an education-focused tour today in Denver.

Local school board asks to be disassociated with the upcoming conference that the main organizer says is a nonpartisan, education event.

The money, which was earmarked for the district during this summer's budget crisis but withheld for political reasons, will allow the school district to rehire some 400 staff members.

A new survey shows that, among Washington-based education policy wonks, the Broad Prize for Urban Education draws mixed reviews.

The high court rejected an appeal from African American parents that a student assignment plan for the district led to resegregation of the school district.

A report using newly available data that links school and child welfare data in California shows that foster youth in the state's public schools lag all other subgroups on major academic indicators.

Boston bus drivers are back to work after a sudden, one-day strike.

A group of 15 districts and Indiana's attorney general are suing the federal government over provisions in the new federal health care law, which they say financially penalizes them.

Two new papers examine New York City's schools.

Protesters in New York gathered to signal to candidate De Blasio that he should support charter schools.

Atlanta's mayor says that the next superintendent should make $600,000 per year.

Houston's Broad prize this year was an excuse for edu-commentators to spar over the state of the urban district.

Nearly a decade after the state settled a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of poor children, conditions in some of California's most disadvantaged schools have significantly improved.

Hundreds of black and Latino males in New York City high schools describe the factors behind their success in school in a new report.

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