Chicago Principal and Her School Collect Bottled Water for Flint

Lisa Epstein, a principal at Chicago's Richard Henry Lee school, grew up in Flint, Mich., and launched an effort in her school community to collect bottled water for children and families in her hometown.


National Superintendent of the Year Lands New Job

Philip Lanoue, the AASA Superintendent of the Year, is planning to take the reins in the Fulton County, Ga., schools.


Amid Controversy, Detroit Schools Emergency Manager to Resign

Public assessment of Darnell Earley's job performance has tanked, with groups ranging from the city's teachers union to state lawmakers calling for his ouster.


Chicago Teachers' Union Rejects District Contract Offer

The Chicago Teachers' Union on Monday said the district offered no guaranteed funds to pay for what it was offering the union and that there was lack of trust between union members and the school district.


Chicago Teachers' Union Mulling 'Serious Offer' on Contract From School District

An agreement would avert a teachers' union strike in Chicago, the nation's third largest school district.


AFT, Local Teachers File Lawsuit Against Detroit Schools

The lawsuit is the latest volley in a frenzied legal battle between teachers and the leadership of the troubled state-run school district.


District Per-Pupil Spending Fell Slightly in Fiscal Year 2013 New Federal Data Show

New data from the National Center for Education Statistics show that per-pupil spending by districts, when adjusted for inflation, was lower in fiscal year 2013 than in 2012.


Indianapolis Principal Killed in Accident Pushed Students Out of Harm's Way

Susan Jordan, the principal of Amy Beverland Elementary School, allegedly pushed several students out of the way before she was struck and killed by a bus outside of her school.


Michigan to Seek Federal Aid for Lead-Exposed Children in Flint

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal would offer comprehensive benefits to all children and young adults who may have come into contact with lead in the water


Flint Students to Get Bottled Water From Walmart, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, and Nestle

The four companies announced that they will donate up to 6.5 million bottles of water to Flint schools for the rest of the calendar year as the city continues to deal with the fallout of lead-contaminated tap water.


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