A majority of Detroit schools involved in mergers posted higher reading and math test scores, an initial district-produced analysis shows.

Organizing data teams can help boost achievement in schools, says Douglas Reeves.

Chicago's board of education gave permission this week for school administrators to boost class sizes and layoff teachers to deal with a budget crunch.

Hartford,Conn., Mayor Eddie A. Perez, who has control over that city's schools, was convicted this morning of five corruption charges.

Jefferson County, Ky.'s student-assignment plan is the subject of a new lawsuit which contends the plan violates a state law that gives students a right to attend the school nearest to his or her home.

Diplomas Count 2010 takes a look at how school districts use data to boost graduation rates.

The city's campaign finance office is investigating Michelle A. Rhee's actions in negotiating terms of a deal with foundations to support the District of Columbia's teacher contract...

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he's ready to take control of Detroit's struggling schools.

21 Kansas City schools close their doors forever as part of the district's transformation plan.

District of Columbia teachers ratify new contract that gives them a major raise and Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee more flexibility in firing poorly-performing teachers.

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