April 2014 Archives

A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.

The small town of Vilonia was also the site of a deadly tornado in 2011.

Denisa R. Superville, formerly of The Record in Bergen County, N.J., will cover school district news and leadership issues for Education Week.

Without new funds, Philadelphia Schools face layoffs, bigger class sizes

With pre-K expanded, a higher number of New York City parents apply for spots.

The incoming Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent will be paid a base salary of $375,000, along with moving expenses, temporary housing, and other perks, according to a report.

A set of Chicago reports offers evidence that a focus on 9th grade retention can increase graduation rates.

A new guide encourages personal plans that leverage community supports to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

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.

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