The lawsuits, filed in federal court on behalf of parents, allege that the district is violating the civil rights of special education students and African-American students.
Achievement First, KIPP Foundation, and Uncommon Schools are the three contenders to be awarded the Broad Foundation's top charter network prize in July.
Seattle superintendent José Banda emailed the district with a plan of action for the MAP test that spawned a teacher boycott.
Opposition is growing in Dallas to Superintendent Mike Miles' plans to implement a principal evaluation system that draws on students' test scores.
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.