District of Columbia teachers are expected to ratify by tomorrow a new contract that will boost their pay in exchange for a system that allows for paying teachers more for good performance and dismissing poor-performing teachers more quickly.


Kevin Johnson wants more influence in how Sacramento's schools are run.


The city's Southeast High School, which was officially closed by the school board three years ago, is graduating its last class. And all 47 of them are walking across the stage.


Students throwing fake green cards put black mark on soccer victory.


A look at school district news around the nation


In Utah, a school district takes advantage of beign new.


The nation's urban districts moved quickly to spend stimulus funding on jobs and reforms.


The nation's education journalists are digging in deep.


States and districts are moving quickly to turn around the nation's lowest-performing schools.


From guest blogger Stephen Sawchuk After a seven-year hiatus, the popular teacher-training group is returning to Motor City, but the city teachers' union is not happy about it. Why? Because about 2,000 pink slips have gone out there and the new recruits might be in competition with teachers for the slots. Get the full story over at Teacher Beat....


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