Commission members haven't heard from the White House since the Trump administration took office in January. The panels have helped shape policy for both Democratic and Republican presidents.
Six school systems, the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, and the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference want to change the state's school-funding system, which allows for wide spending gaps between low- and high-income districts.
From South Florida to Hartford, Conn., school officials are getting ready to absorb an influx of students if their families leave the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria nearly two weeks ago.
Ann Clark, the former Charlotte-Mecklenburg superintendent, and Valeria Silva, who led the St. Paul Public Schools, will join the New York City Leadership Academy as "superintendents in residence" for the 2017-18 school year.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office alleges that Ref Rodriguez paid out about $24,000 in reimbursement to family and friends for contributions made to his 2015 school board race.
Florida districts in the hardest hit areas can apply to waive additional teaching time. Some districts, including those in Collier, Lee, and Monroe counties, are still closed more than a week after Hurricane Irma slammed into the state.
Students in Miami-Dade, the country's fourth-largest school district, along with those in Tampa, Orlando, Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, all returned to school on Monday, more than a week after Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida with heavy winds and rain.
Some districts set up food buses to ensure that students who normally get free meals at school had access to meals while schools remain shuttered after Hurricane Irma.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office alleges that school board president Refugio Rodriguez reimbursed about $24,000 in campaign contributions to donors he represented as having given money to his campaign in 2014.
The New Jersey board of education approved two resolutions that will put local officials in Newark in charge of their schools, but the district and the state still have to come up with a transition plan for how that will happen.