The state seized control of the city's struggling school system in 1995.
Some advocates for school facilities say they will lobby Congress for a federal infrastructure plan that includes money for school construction, including possibly $100 billion over a decade.
Jeffrey C. Riley, who was appointed to oversee the Lawrence, Mass., school district after a state takeover, was tapped to be the next education commissioner in Massachusetts.
Lobster rolls and Philly cheesesteaks are on the line. It's not clear if the winner has to make the six-hour trip between the two cities to hand-deliver the goods.
A new coalition is asking for President Trump to include K-12 school facilities in any large-scale plan to upgrade the nation's infrastructure.
A new report from education advocacy groups argues that Southern states must be more aggressive in improving the quality of public schools across the region. And a new poll of Southern voters shows broad support for that.
The longtime educator was named interim CEO in December following the resignation of Forrest Claypool, who was accused of repeatedly lying to investigators during an ethics probe.
The NFL made the decision after Eagles players Chris Long and Lane Johnson took to Twitter to nudge the league to follow to lead of Johnson, who donated the proceeds from his own underdog-themed gear to the district's not-for-profit arm, the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia.
A grand jury handed down a four-count perjury indictment against S. Dallas Dance, including charges that he lied about his work with two school consulting firms that have been ensnared in a multi-million dollar kickback scheme.
Rural schools struggle with high and lows more commonly associated with urban schools, including high rates of poverty, low literacy rates, and low college attendance rates, a new report finds.