Ackerman was one of the nation's best-known and longest-serving urban school leaders, serving as superintendent in three major school systems.
In a crowded room in the U.S. Department of Education building in southwest Washington protesters from 18 cities gathered to tell department officials how school closings have affected their communities
Half of a school leader's evaluation will now be based on student performance.
The Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday arrested a 57-year-old elementary school teacher accused of sexually abusing 20 children over the course of his 40-year-career, just a year after a similar case in Los Angeles.
A new report from the Council of the Great City Schools shows most big-city districts moving toward full implementation.
The NEA has come out to support Seattle teachers who refuse to administer MAP tests.
Three potential student assignment plans for Boston students were announced earlier today.
Long-term budget planning, retaining top talent, and partnering with charter schools are among recommendations in a new report advising school districts on how to manage steadily declining enrollment.
Starting this year, half of Chicago principals' evaluation based on student growth.
Eight districts that have banded together to work on school improvement issues are preparing their own plan to seek waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act.