Arne Duncan, a former big-city schools chief who President Obama tapped as education secretary, will leave the post in December. He will be replaced by John King, Jr., a former New York state education commissioner.
The Philadelphia school district said the changes were driven by the need to improve educational opportunities for students.
A group of parents charge that the Buffalo School District's response to civil rights complaints does not adequately address admissions to the district's top schools and teacher hiring practices.
The school boards in Cleveland, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Lincoln, Neb., were awarded the 2015 Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.
A new report by the Wallace Foundation says states can play a huge role in setting standards, recruiting, and supporting principals and aspiring principals.
Activists ended a 34-day hunger strike to reopen Dyett High School. They will channel their energy into advocating for an elected Chicago school board.
A new study by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research takes a deep dive into disparities in Chicago school district's suspension data.
The California-based organization recruits candidates with backgrounds in areas like law, policy, and business to work in school districts, charter schools, and education organizations.
As required by law, the school district will wait 21 days before making Michael Hinojosa's appointment final. He has served as the district's interim superintendent since late June.
A 198-page report by the Ferguson Commission recommends a focus on whole-child issues like hunger and school discipline and an overhaul in how the state of the Missouri deals with unaccredited districts.