Los Angeles and Chicago are two districts where superintendents will be evaluated on whether students achieve certain academic measures.
Former President Bill Clinton urged educators at charter schools today to continue to lead the nation in taking risks to improve public institutions.
The Washington-based think tank Education Sector explores the movement among schools to autonomous management.
The Educational Achievement System is designed to give autonomy to struggling schools.
His rural district expects to lose funding under a newly-adopted school funding formula.
The law prevents colleges and universities from penalizing students based on the accreditation status of their high schools.
An administrator in the district has volunteered his sheep herd for duty.
The state cited school board disarray and mismanagement in taking control of day-to-day operations in the rural Gilmer County district.
Peter Gorman, who has drawn praise and criticism during his time in office, will join Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
The city's teacher union disputes the district's plan to exempt teachers at certain schools from layoffs.