California has a 40-year-old state law that says pupil progress on state tests must be a part of evaluating teachers, but the district's teacher's union has opposed such moves.
Learn more about Miami-Dade's work with Hispanic students in a new Education Week article and an upcoming webinar.
The paper is working on special report on "Leaders to Learn From" that will come out in February.
The revelation of sexually explicit emails sent by the former Des Moines, Iowa schools chief should be a "wake-up call" to school leaders about the dangers of lapses in judgment, education officials say.
The struggling school system is now under an improvement plan that includes partnerships with high-performing charter schools.
Flat tax revenues and no increase in state funding means that Pennsylvania districts will have to continue to reduce services for students, according to a study by Pennsylvania education organizations.
The review of Carol R. Johnson, who has led the district since 2007, is in contrast to more favorable reviews she received earlier in her tenure as Boston superintendent.
The U.S. News and World Report "Best High Schools" rankings use federal data in part to evaluate schools, but some of that information has been shown to be inaccurate.
The president told the graduating seniors in the tornado-devastated town that their rebuilding efforts revealed the power of community.
Paul G. Vallas, who is currently the interim superintendent in Bridgeport, Conn., says a recent contract to work with low-performing schools in Illinois should not distract him from his current position.