Modeled after the Boston Compact, the agreement is aimed at preparing students for success in college.
The Council of the Great City Schools calls on Congress to pass a jobs bill to help save education jobs.
Elizabeth Morgan is named the 2010 Superintendent of the Year.
Snowstorms have blown across the nation, closing schools for multiple days and disrupting school calendars.
Minnesota's governor wants mayoral control of schools in the Twin Cities.
Bernadeia Johnson has been promoted from deputy superintendent to the No. 1 spot in Minneapolis Public Schools
A pair of polls released by The Washington Post this week show the personal popularity of Rhee and her chief patron, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, have taken a precipitous fall in the Nation's Capital.
A California school district decides to return dictionaries to classrooms after a committee decision.
Chicago school board members and district administrators are being investigated for questionable spending.
Michelle Rhee explains her recent remarks about laid-off teachers being dismissed for being physically and sexually abusive.