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.
A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics looks at funding and expenditures for schools across the nation.
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.