The 105,000-student district says the city of Memphis owes the school system $55 million.
A Minnesota school district is being investigated by two federal agencies for its handling of harassment and bullying of students.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley studied mobility trends among students and teachers and found that students are generally more likely to stay at a charter school than teachers are.
Dougherty County may be the next Georgia school system to face cheating allegations.
Money and management woes affect three charter schools founded by Tom Vander Ark, who oversaw education philanthrophy for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The 48,000-student district is shifting personnel who were implicated in the report on cheating on state tests.
If approved, the North Forest Independent School District will be absorbed by neighboring Houston.
Beverly L. Hall says that she takes responsibility for the cheating scandal that has rolled the 48,000-student district, but that she does not apologize for the school reforms she instituted.
Parks Middle School offers an example of the widespread culture of cheating that investigators allege took place in the 48,000-student district.
A scathing report from the governor's office says that a culture of "fear, intimidation and retaliation" played a part in why principals and teachers falsified test sheets.