Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools, said the group may be forced to play defense, but its priorities won't change under a Trump administration.
A federal study found that school leaders regularly work 60-hour work weeks.
The seven-member school board in Franklin City, Va., resigned after the City Council asked the members to do so over questions of financial management.
Thousands of students have walked out of classes since Wednesday to protest Donald Trump's victory in Tuesday's presidential contest.
Gov. Nathan Deal's signature education proposal—a state-run district that would take over low-performing schools—lost at the polls on Tuesday.
The ballot question's defeat is a blow to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, who championed the creation of a statewide school district to take over some of the state's lowest-performing schools.
A new report from the George W. Bush Institute and the American Institutes for Research examining the impact of five principal-preparation programs on student outcomes found a scarcity of good data.
More than 70 percent of the Chicago Teachers Union's 27,000-plus members voted this week to approve a tentative contract offered by the city's school district.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Chicago Board of Education approved borrowing nearly $1 billion for construction costs and to refinance high-interest debt.
Eric Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland district since 2011, was chosen Thursday as the Urban Educator of the Year at the Council of the Great City Schools annual conference in Miami.