The school boards in Cleveland, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Lincoln, Neb., were awarded the 2015 Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.
September 2015 Archives
A new report by the Wallace Foundation says states can play a huge role in setting standards, recruiting, and supporting principals and aspiring principals.
Activists ended a 34-day hunger strike to reopen Dyett High School. They will channel their energy into advocating for an elected Chicago school board.
A new study by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research takes a deep dive into disparities in Chicago school district's suspension data.
The California-based organization recruits candidates with backgrounds in areas like law, policy, and business to work in school districts, charter schools, and education organizations.
As required by law, the school district will wait 21 days before making Michael Hinojosa's appointment final. He has served as the district's interim superintendent since late June.
A 198-page report by the Ferguson Commission recommends a focus on whole-child issues like hunger and school discipline and an overhaul in how the state of the Missouri deals with unaccredited districts.
Grier said he chose to announce his decision now so that the school board will have ample time to identify and prepare his successor.
In his new role, Brizard will help school leaders turn around under-performing school districts
Three conservative school board members who sought to change the AP U.S. History curriculum to emphasize the positive aspects of American history are facing a recall election.
A 13-member panel of principals and education leadership experts will review the standards this month before sending them to the National Policy Board for Educational Administration.
Twelve residents have been staging a hunger strike to keep Dyett High School in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood open as a green technology school.
A Fulton County, Ga., jury convicted Shani Robinson in April of racketeering and false statements and writings, but the judge in the case delayed her sentencing because she was pregnant at the time.