After four years as a finalist for the Broad Prize, the 350,000-student Miami-Dade County public school system has won the award. The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation provides $550,000 in scholarships to a school district it determines to be the nation's most-improved urban school districts, and $150,000 apiece to three finalists.

An interview with Boston superintendent Carol Johnson, the latest winner of the Richard R. Green award for an urban school leader.

Superintendents, school board members, and school leaders gathered in Indianapolis this week for the 56th annual fall conference of the Council of the Great City Schools.

What happens to school buildings after schools close? In some districts, it's tied up in the politics of charter schools.

St. Louis has an accredited school district again, after a vote from the state's board of education yesterday. The district now meets seven of the state's fourteen criteria.

Wake County groups are calling into an investigation into the ouster of former superintendent Anthony Tata.

As the investigation into attendance data-tampering in Ohio's school districts continues, state auditor David Yost has said that his interviews have led him to believe there was "mal-intent" on the part of some school and district officials, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

The CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, Jean-Claude Brizard, will be replaced by Barbara Byrd-Bennett.

Audits in Baltimore and in Georgia have raised concerns.

Lorenzo Garcia, former superintendent in El Paso, Texas, will spend 42 months in prison and will pay $180,000 in restitution and an additional $56,500 in fines, after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud this summer.

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