Bill De Blasio took first, though a runoff election is possible. De Blasio's education views indicate that big changes are possible in the mayorally run district.
District leaders in California object to a measure that would dramatically scale back the number of students who are tested in English/language arts and math next spring.
NASSP's principal of the year is Sheila Harrity, of Massachusetts
Voters in New York City will narrow the field of candidates vying to succeed Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg who has tightly controlled the city's school system for the last 12 years.
A former area director who oversaw more than 20 schools in the Atlanta district is acquitted of charges that she influenced a witness.
A book buyer bribed employees to allow him to take books from schools and sometimes sell them back to the district.
Dorsey Hopson II, former legal counsel and interim superintendent, will take the reins of the merged district.
Contract negotiations continue in Philly; millions in state aid hang in the balance.
On Thursday, NASSP and MetLife announced Sheena Alaiasa of Hawaii as their Middle School Principal of the Year.
More than 400 districts and charter school organizations have said they want to compete for their share of $120 million to support their vision for local school improvement.