November 2016 Archives

A federal investigation found that the East Hartford, Conn., school system failed to provide adequate language services to parents and guardians with limited English skills.

U.S. District Chief Judge Rodney W. Sippel had halted the district's school board elections until a new system could be put in place. The Ferguson-Florissant, Mo., district had argued to keep its current at-large voting system.

Antwan Wilson, the superintendent in Oakland,calif., is likely to succeed Kaya Henderson as the District of Columbia's permanent schools chancellor.

The resolution says that the Denver Public Schools will continue to "provide equal opportunities and safe learning spaces for all of our students."

Kaya Henderson, the former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. school district, was censured over soliciting donations for the city' schools from a vendor doing business with the city, the Associated Press reported.

Mary Ronan spent 40 years with the Cincinnati school district, starting as a teacher in 1976, before moving up the ladder to become district superintendent.

The New Jersey Department of Education plans to boost the maximum salary for school superintendents from $175,000 to $191,000, with some exceptions.

In the wake of Donald Trump's election as president, some immigrant students have expressed concerns to their teachers that they or their family members may be deported.

Thousands of students across the country have staged walkout protests since Donald Trump's election victory.

Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools, said the group may be forced to play defense, but its priorities won't change under a Trump administration.

A federal study found that school leaders regularly work 60-hour work weeks.

The seven-member school board in Franklin City, Va., resigned after the City Council asked the members to do so over questions of financial management.

Thousands of students have walked out of classes since Wednesday to protest Donald Trump's victory in Tuesday's presidential contest.

Gov. Nathan Deal's signature education proposal—a state-run district that would take over low-performing schools—lost at the polls on Tuesday.

The ballot question's defeat is a blow to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, who championed the creation of a statewide school district to take over some of the state's lowest-performing schools.

A new report from the George W. Bush Institute and the American Institutes for Research examining the impact of five principal-preparation programs on student outcomes found a scarcity of good data.

More than 70 percent of the Chicago Teachers Union's 27,000-plus members voted this week to approve a tentative contract offered by the city's school district.

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