The superintendent of the country's second-largest school district said he wanted to bring in new staff members while the district and law enforcement officials conduct their investigations.

Current staff members at the school will be removed while the district and police investigate the charges against two teachers.

The state has seen major turnover in its superintendents over the past year, and the state superintendent of education says the training is "desperately needed."

New York and New Jersey were both affected strongly by the economic downturn, but New Jersey appears to be struggling more financially.

The Chester-Upland District and a charter school have identified potential sources of money to keep the school system operating until June.

The expanded teacher evaluation process required by some education reform efforts takes too much time for too little reward, some principals say.

In its 6th report on the charter school landscape, the Center on Reinventing Public Education says that charter schools and traditional districts are realizing strengths in sharing resources.

A former utility executive has been brought in help the school close a $61 million budget gap.

Title I schools earned the money by meeting AYP three years in a row.

School board members now have an extra two weeks to comply with a new state law requiring a criminal background check for school board members.

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