He was in charge of the district's Renaissance 2010 program, which closes low-performing schools and opens new ones in their place.
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KIPP comes in for an unofficial award at the Broad Prize for Urban Education.
The Aldine Independent School District uses a Web-based curriculum-and-instruction system to map out lessons, track students' progress, and shape professional development.
Is the much ballyhooed award the ultimate "get" for urban districts?
Leaders of the Arlington school district opted not to show President Obama's back-to-school speech, and now they've rethought plans to have students hear former president Bush.
A Virginia principal had to decide whether to let students use "Tribes" as a mascot name for a new school named after an American Indian group.
The Council of the Great City Schools will provide reviews and on-site assistance with federal stimulus-spending plans.
The comedian and educator will tape public-service announcements on behalf of the district.
The vote came in the wake of disagreement among board members and parents about construction priorities.