In Sheff v. O'Neill, which was filed in 1989, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the state must take action to integrate schools and reduce racial isolation.


A probe revealed that hundreds of students received credit for courses they hadn't taken or repeatedly took the same course despite passing each time.


The initiative will join a growing number of specialized training programs that aim to help prepare school leaders to manage the complex demands of running school systems.


Philip Lanoue has led the 13,000-student Clarke County school system since 2009.


Anderson and the state signed a three-year contract last year, but it required both parties to agree to an extension each year.


Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, who was backed by the Chicago Teachers Union and ran a campaign largely focused on education, garnered nearly 34 percent of the vote.


The Los Angeles Unified district doesn't have the money to continue with plans to provide all students with a tech device, superintendent Ramon Cortines said.


The American Civil Liberties Union says it applauds the district's effort to improve academic and career outcomes for boys of color, but it questioned whether an all-male prep school was the most effective way to do so.


The district would need to add 3,862 opportunities for female student-athletes to be in compliance with Title IX, according to the Department of Education's office for civil rights.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel's first term included a teachers' union strike and the closure of nearly 50 schools, but graduation rates rose to record-highs under his watch, ACT scores climbed, and full-day kindergarten was expanded.


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