New York lawmakers, who were called back to Albany for a special session, are likely to approve a measure that will give New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio a two-year extension to run New York City's schools.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is calling for an investigation after school board members in Prince George's County alleged that local education officials changed the grades and records of some students in order to boost the district's graduation rate.
New York state lawmakers adjourned the legislative session late Wednesday without extending the mayoral control law, which would allow New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to continue to oversee the country's largest school system.
A new report from The RAND Corporation on districts that are participating in the Wallace Foundation's Principal Pipeline Initiative found that districts in the initiative spent an average of $31,000 per principal, or $42 per pupil, annually on pipeline-related programs.
Since 2000, 47 communities have splintered away from their school districts to form new ones, according to a new report from EdBuild. And in some states, its surprisingly easy to form a new school district.
The New York state legislative session is expected to end on Wednesday, but lawmakers have not yet decided whether to extend New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio control over the city's schools.
The Buffalo School Board wants the New York Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia to remove Carl Paladino from the board. The board said he disclosed confidential information.
The new 50-state report from the Rural School and Community Trust, emphasizes early childhood education and college-and-career readiness.
Michelle King, who became superintendent of the Los Angeles district last year, is likely to stay on the job through June 2020.
New York City officials say the plan will help create more diverse schools and classrooms, but critics say it falls short and does not even use the words "integration" or "segregation."