After more than two decades, the New Jersey department of education says it plans to give Newark control of the city's school system.
Principals who also teach are a long tradition in a rural Maryland school system, where teachers and school leaders alike attest to the benefits. But some education leadership experts argue the double duty wouldn't work in all schools.
Three former U.S. education secretaries have K-12 schools named for them. Could the current secretary, Betsy DeVos, ever join the club?
The district expects its schools' budgets for the next school year to be smaller than the current year, in part because of projected decline in student enrollment and loss of federal funds.
The associations representing the nation's primary and secondary school principals call the possible elimination of $2 billion in federal funds that support teachers and school leaders "unconscionable."
Most school board members across the country receive no compensation for their service, according to a 2010 report.
Teachers often receive "effective" and "highly effective" ratings on high-stakes evaluations even when their principals admit behind closed doors that they're "very ineffective," a new study finds.
New York lawmakers, who were called back to Albany for a special session, are likely to approve a measure that will give New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio a two-year extension to run New York City's schools.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is calling for an investigation after school board members in Prince George's County alleged that local education officials changed the grades and records of some students in order to boost the district's graduation rate.
New York state lawmakers adjourned the legislative session late Wednesday without extending the mayoral control law, which would allow New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to continue to oversee the country's largest school system.