Houston's Broad prize this year was an excuse for edu-commentators to spar over the state of the urban district.

Nearly a decade after the state settled a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of poor children, conditions in some of California's most disadvantaged schools have significantly improved.

Hundreds of black and Latino males in New York City high schools describe the factors behind their success in school in a new report.

Education commissioner Chris Nicastro says pleas for accreditation were based on avoiding transfers rather than on sustainable improvement in schools.

A two-time Broad winner, Houston beat districts serving Cumberland County, N.C.; San Diego, and Riverside, Calif., for this year's Broad Prize for Urban Education.

A Boston city councilor, who ran on a school reform agenda, and a state representative who is a strong supporter of organized labor, will face off in November to succeed longtime Mayor Thomas Menino.

A dozen candidates are vying to succeed Mayor Thomas Menino and take the reins over the 57,000-student school system.

The former superintendent and former athletic director of a suburban Philadelphia district allegedly traded inappropriate and racist text messages about students and staff members.

A new survey finds that most Philadelphians think the schools are only doing a fair or poor job, and most blame state and city leaders rather than school officials.

A new report from the American Enterprise Institute focuses holds up Douglas County, Colo., as a model for school reform.

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