The New Jersey board of education approved two resolutions that will put local officials in Newark in charge of their schools, but the district and the state still have to come up with a transition plan for how that will happen.
Florida school districts deal with power outages and residual flooding as they work to reopen schools after Hurricane Irma pummeled a large portion of the state.
Carl Paladino is appealing the decision by New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia in August to remove him from the Buffalo school board for disclosing confidential information discussed in the board's executive session.
As school leaders in Texas continue to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey, many are unsure how many students will actually return to school this week.
K-12 officials across Florida won't know for days what toll Hurricane Irma will take on their schools, students, staff members, and local communities. But districts across the state offered their school buildings as shelters.
In Orange County, Fla.'s school system, leaders have been studying weather models for days, and ensuring there's enough fuel, food, and money in the bank for emergency spending and making payroll.
Gov. Rick Scott says that families should be prepared to evacuate in the face of the "life-threatening" Hurricane Irma, which has already left a trail of devastation in the Caribbean.
Florida's Miami-Dade school district will close on Thursday, ahead of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm that could make landfall in Florida later in the week.
Some Texas coastal districts are racing to open just after Labor Day while others say they may be closed "indefinitely"
The storm has damaged schools and displaced thousands of students throughout Texas, and many officials say they'll be feeling the impact of the storm for months to come.