City education leaders say they may be forced to cut the school year short by nearly two weeks and take other drastic steps unless a judge acts to force the state to make up for millions of dollars in lost aid to Chicago's schools.
A WorldNetDaily.com story claims that the Dekalb County, Ga., schools chief R. Stephen Green fired three school employees for supporting President Donald Trump. Green denies the assertion.
Tiffany Anderson, who was one of Education Week's Leaders to Learn from in 2015, will be among those walking the Red Carpet at the Oscar's this weekend as part of an effort to highlight the work of "purpose-driven" individuals
The schools, most of them in Detroit, face potential closure for appearing in the bottom 5 percent of all the state's schools over a three-year period.
Members of the Chicago school district's Latino Advisory Committee said that district budget cuts fell disproportionately on schools with Latino students.
As the relationship breaks down, it's relatively common for superintendents to resign or retire. What's more uncommon though: sitting superintendents suing the school board members or vice versa. It never ends well.
The ongoing immigration sweeps have sparked a debate between school officials in Austin, Tex., and the local teachers' union over whether teachers have a responsibility to provide legal information to students who may be undocumented or whose relatives may be undocumented.
Under a 1995 law, the seven members of the Chicago school board are appointed by the city's mayor. Chicago is the only district in Illinois that does not have an elected school board.
The "Future Chiefs" program is part of Chiefs for Change's new role in building a diverse group of education leaders.
The Chicago School Board and five parents sued the state of Illinois, alleging that the state school funding system has created a separate and unequal education system.