District officials say a steep rise in pension costs is forcing them to eliminate jobs.
This is the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation's history and comes after decades of decline in a city that was once a thriving industrial center.
Residents of six suburban towns near Memphis have voted to create their own school districts
A crowded field of candidates has produced numerous ideas for the city's system of 1.1 million students.
WNET released a series of videos on leadership.
Two federal lawsuits are seeking to halt or delay the massive school closures as district officials forge ahead with their transition plans.
Jack Martin will become the third emergency manager of Detroit's 40,000-student school system, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Monday.
Candidates for local school boards in two North Carolina districts may soon have to announce their party affiliation.
California schools and districts will have to track academic achievement of students in foster care as a separate accountability subgroup.
U.S. Secretary of Education addresses annual conference of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.