Mayor-elect Ras Baraka also called for the immediate halt to Superintendent Cami Anderson's plan to close and restructure several low-performing schools.


In a newspaper op-ed, an elementary school principal takes the unusual step of complaining publicly that the mayor's administration has stifled principals' voices.


The Philadelphia City Council introduced legislation to extend to city's sales tax, which will raise $120 million in the first year for the school district.


On average, students in schools whose principals had been trained by the urban leadership program improved their state test scores by nearly a percentile point in reading and 1.3 percentile points in math.


Minority communities are unfairly targeted for school closures, according to complaints filed this week with the U.S. Department of Education's civil rights office and the U.S. Department of Justice.


Meria Carstarphen says the district should let go of the past controversies and move forward


Newark voters heavily favored Ras Baraka, a city councilor and former high school principal who has been an outspoken critic of the state-appointed superintendent Cami Anderson.


The district has been without a permanent superintendent since the end of the last school year.


A former superintendent of the Arlingon, Mass. school district discusses how education leaders can cut costs at the same time as boosting student achievement.


Four teachers and a principal face multiple felony charges for their alleged role in cheating on state content tests, the Pennsylvania Attorney General announced.


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