School turnarounds and new policies for school meal programs were among the issues highlighted at urban educators' annual legislative conference in Washington.
President Obama will be the 2014 commencement speaker at Worcester Technical High School, home of the 2014 MetLife/NASSP Principal of the Year, Sheila Harrity.
A fund set up for the retired Atlanta schools chief is collecting donations to help cover the costs of her defense against charges that she was the mastermind of the district's massive cheating scandal.
Two education nonprofits that focus on strong school leaders issue multimedia report to give principals a window into what teacher-development strategies could look like in their schools.
If voters decide to toss Mayor Vincent Gray from office in the wake of a mounting campaign finance scandal, it's not clear what would happen to Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, who has been at the helm of the school system since 2010.
A national survey finds that more than half of the nation's public schools need major upgrades to bring their buildings to "good overall condition."
Joshua Starr, the schools chief in the 151,000-student district in suburban Washington, tells parents that the upcoming state tests are not in the best interest of students or schools.
Director Steve McQueen wears wristband in support of public schools campaign while accepting Oscar for 12 Years a Slave.
While most districts do not report any cases of restraint and seclusion, those that do are more likely to be located in wealthy communities.
Sixteen district leaders from around the country are showcased in Education Week's second annual Leaders To Learn From report.