A group of 15 districts and Indiana's attorney general are suing the federal government over provisions in the new federal health care law, which they say financially penalizes them.
Two new papers examine New York City's schools.
Protesters in New York gathered to signal to candidate De Blasio that he should support charter schools.
Atlanta's mayor says that the next superintendent should make $600,000 per year.
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.