The Broader, Bolder Approach to Education campaign will soon release a report charging that claims of success in those three districts attributed to policies such as charter schools and using test scores in teacher evaluations have been overstated.


Karen Garza, currently superintendent in Lubbock, Texas, will be the new superintendent in Fairfax County, Va.


A new study analyzes effectiveness of New York's weighted school funding scheme.


A new analysis of Los Angeles students finds that, while 59 percent of the Class of 2011 graduated on time, far fewer of those students were college-ready.


Kathy Augustine, who was deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction, is the highest ranking former Atlanta administrator who was not indicted in cheating scandal


From guest blogger Alyssa Morones Maryland's state government took a step forward this week in facilitating partial takeover of the school system in Prince George's County. The Baltimore Sun reported that the county's state Senate delegation voted in support of a bill that would give County Executive Rushern L. Baker III the power to select the county school system's next chief executive officer. Along with the power to select the chief executive officer, this latest bill would give the county executive the power to choose the chair and vice chair of the school board. Four of the school board members ...


Other districts are taking a more aggressive stance to root out cheating.


As the District of Columbia prepares to close 15 public schools, the city will have to find space for a major influx of children entering the school system.


The emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools says he will appoint a superintendent.


Beverly Hall and 34 others face charges of racketeering, issuing false statements, and influencing a witness as part of a conspiracy to make the school district look better academically.


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