Leaders of large suburban districts say they're looking for a voice in crafting federal policy, as well as a place where they can share best practices with similar systems.
The agency that collects education statistics plans to implement new checking procedures to catch unusual outliers in the data.
The 970-student Highland Park district has failed in its responsibility to teach its students to read, the organization contends.
The RAND Corp. examined an initiative in the district aimed at creating better school leaders.
Under state law, the Detroit emergency manager has the power to create a "successor collective bargaining agreement" without union negotiation.
Paul G. Vallas, currently superintendent in Bridgeport, Conn., is the latest district leader to join the education marketplace.
Districts around the country will welcome new school leaders when classes resume.
A tie vote from the Birmingham school board triggered state action to shore up the district's weak finances.