The outcome of the D.C. Democratic mayoral primary could decide the face of Chancellor Michelle Rhee.

A new proposal may clear the way for some New Orleans schools to return to local control, rather than spend another five years in the state's recovery school district.

The president will address students Tuesday at a Philadelphia school.

Mayor Richard M. Daley has not only had an outsize influence on America's politics, but also its education system. He just announced that he will not run for another term.

The nation's top credit-rating agencies give Denver's pension deal two thumbs up

Michelle Rhee is a polarizing figure in the Sept. 14 mayoral primary in the District of Columbia.

A new survey released today finds that few school districts are familiar with the four federal models for turning around low-performing schools and even fewer have implemented them.

Davis Guggenheim's new documentary on education, "Waiting for 'Superman,' " has elicited more than a few strong views well before its Sept. 24 release.

Like the rest of us, I'm sure you have been busy this week reading about who won Race to the Top (or didn't) and anniversary stories on Hurricane Katrina. As always, there's lots more newsy stuff we didn't get to talk about this week, so here's some of the best stories you may not have yet read. An analysis of the District of Columbia's test score data shows progress has slowed in closing achievement gaps. While overall gaps have narrowed since Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee took over in 2007, the gap now isn't closing as quickly. The Detroit school system ...

A study looks at the best and worst U.S. cities for reform.

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