An analysis has been done of large gains in proficiency scores at 26 schools.
Ninety-seven percent of the city's elementary and middle schools receive an A or B grade.
The U.S. Department of Education has released guidance on applying for waivers and how to keep educating students if a H1N1 flu outbreak disrupts school.
The district is divided into areas that are assigned a "diversity code," which is then used to make assignments for elementary schools.
Robert Bobb says the mayor needs to take over Detroit's troubled schools and Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett can bring better results for that city's schools.
The state superintendent of instruction says schools are making progress, but need to remain under state control for several more years.
A popular president's strong stances on education issues can shift the public perception of that issue, according to a new poll released today by Education Next magazine and the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University. Knowing President Obama's opinion on the issues gave a boost to those who said they supported the goal, from a 11 percentage-point increase for charter schools and a 13 percentage-point increase for merit pay. Researchers say the so-called "Obama effect" was strongest on those who shared the president's Democratic political persuasion. Positive research findings also had an impact on those who said ...
Education Secretary Arne Duncan praises St. Louis superintendent, union leader for effective collaboration.
Tenn. Teacher retires after slapping incident
Thousands of high school students stranded without classes in Prince George's County.