The NAACP says the state's emergency manager law disenfranchises and disproportionately affects African-American Michigan residents.
In York, Penn., school officials rejected a plan that would have converted the entire district to charter schools in favor of a plan that sets strict performance measures.
The NYC Leadership Academy is hoping to improve student achievement through school leadership with a new website and national campaign.
The district cannot pay its employees and doesn't expect to be able to for the rest of the school year.
Baltimore's schools CEO, who led an aggressive reform effort to move the district off the bottom academically, is resigning after a six-year run.
Last week, Newark's superstar superintendent Cami Anderson was the subject of a no-confidence vote from Newark's school board.
Roy Roberts, the emergency manager of the 50,000-student public school system in Detroit, will step down from his position on May 16.
Penny Pritzker, a Chicago business executive and former member of the Chicago Board of Education, is President Barack Obama's pick to be U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
The El Paso school district will have state-appointed board of managers.
The $3 billion federal School Improvement Grant has prescribed methods for turning around the lowest-performing schools in the nation. A new report says local school boards need to consider a number of factors before deciding which method will be best.