The East Baton Rouge Parish school board plans to move 100 gifted and talented students from a higher-performing elementary school to a lower-performing school this fall in order to improve the test scores of the lower-performing school.
Columbus schools face possible state takeover after evidence that schools "scrubbed" attendance records and altered student grades.
New Orleans voters have very mixed thoughts on how the past 8 years of education policies in the city have worked and on what should come next for the city's schools.
Earlier this month, leaders from 15 school districts around the country gathered in Washington to meet with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, share lessons they'd learned, and celebrate successes.
A new infographic from the Opportunity to Learn Campaign illustrates the disproportionate effect of school closings on minority and low-income students.
Philadelphia's schools brace for possible "doomsday" budget cuts.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $350,000 to a group that's supporting a candidate for Los Angeles' school board in a runoff election.
Carol Johnson, the superintendent of Boston's public schools, announced today that she is retiring.
Chicago students join increasing numbers of protests around the country objecting to what some say is an overuse of standardized tests.
From guest blogger Alyssa Morones Last week, Boston, and the nation, stood still in the wake of a bombing at the Boston City Marathon. On Friday, the city watched as a manhunt for one of the suspected bombers closed down its streets. On Monday, area students returned to school. Aside from their proximity to the bombings and the manhunt, several Boston-area school systems have been personally touched by the the tragedies of last week. Two of their students, 8-year-old Martin William Richard, of Dorchester, and 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, who attended the University of Massachusetts-Boston, were killed in the blasts. The ...