Since 2000, 47 communities have splintered away from their school districts to form new ones, according to a new report from EdBuild. And in some states, its surprisingly easy to form a new school district.
The New York state legislative session is expected to end on Wednesday, but lawmakers have not yet decided whether to extend New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio control over the city's schools.
The Buffalo School Board wants the New York Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia to remove Carl Paladino from the board. The board said he disclosed confidential information.
The new 50-state report from the Rural School and Community Trust, emphasizes early childhood education and college-and-career readiness.
Michelle King, who became superintendent of the Los Angeles district last year, is likely to stay on the job through June 2020.
New York City officials say the plan will help create more diverse schools and classrooms, but critics say it falls short and does not even use the words "integration" or "segregation."
Gerry Brooks, principal of Liberty Elementary in Fayette County, Ky., is a social media sensation who uploads laugh-out-loud videos that highlight the lighter side of K-12 education.
Less than two months after U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala laid out the steps the city of Gardendale must take to split from the more diverse Jefferson County schools, she has decided to delay the order.
Chicago schools CEO Forrest Claypool continues to denounce the way that the state of Illinois funds its public schools, arguing that the Chicago school system is being shortchanged on its share of K-12 aid.
No one know seems to know how rare it is for a teenager to win a school board election. A National School Boards Association survey found that less than one-half of one percent of school board members nationwide are younger than 30.