Superintendents from Los Angeles, Fresno, San Francisco, and Long Beach lobby the U.S. Secretary of Education to approve their waiver application.
A new report from the Institute of Education Sciences has recommendations for preventing, detecting, and responding to cheating and irregularities computer-based and regular standardized tests.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg sinks $1 million into an election that's a showdown between Supt. John Deasy and the United Teachers Los Angeles.
Urban districts are grappling with how to find new life for schools they have closed as they manage an increasing inventory of vacant buildings.
A Seattle teacher boycott against a district-mandated exam seems increasingly tied to fights against high-stakes testing, whether or not that was the intended goal.
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
Dallas school leaders will be evaluated under a new system that is based 40 percent on student achievement.
A group students in Portland, Ore. is organizing a boycott of the state's high-stakes standardized tests.
A new annual report from Education Week> showcases Leaders to Learn From—16 leaders who have put creative ideas to good use in their school districts.
Ackerman was one of the nation's best-known and longest-serving urban school leaders, serving as superintendent in three major school systems.