District of Columbia chancellor drawing fierce fire over teacher layoffs.

The Boston-based Mass Insight Education and Research Institute is likely to be a strong competitor for $650 million in innovation grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

Michigan school districts can't be paid federal funds until the Legislature passes a new K-12 education budget.

Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee is the target of student demonstrators.

The district's highly regarded construction chief resigns after reported conflict with Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines.

Detroit schools bring out bells and whistles to get students back in school.

District of Columbia chancellor takes questions on teacher effectiveness, turning around high schools, and ongoing contract negotiations with the Washington Teachers Union.

The school board may ask Mark Roosevelt to resign and then rehire him under a new contract to get around state law.

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender middle school students report significant taunting and physical harassment, a report says, while schools are slow to respond to the issue.

The Washington Post's Marc Fisher tells District Dossier that when it comes to Michelle A. Rhee, "what you see is what you get."

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