The importance of leadership, equity, children's well-being, and raising academic standards were all on the agenda at Education Week's second annual Leaders To Learn From event.


The Atlanta school board has tapped Meria Carstarphen, the superintendent in Austin, Texas, to lead the 47,000-student district.


A new report from UCLA's Civil Rights Project contends that in 2010, more than half of New York's black and Latino students went to schools with white-student enrollments under 10 percent.


A new report finds that school board elections and board member characteristics can impact student achievement within districts.


School turnarounds and new policies for school meal programs were among the issues highlighted at urban educators' annual legislative conference in Washington.


President Obama will be the 2014 commencement speaker at Worcester Technical High School, home of the 2014 MetLife/NASSP Principal of the Year, Sheila Harrity.


A fund set up for the retired Atlanta schools chief is collecting donations to help cover the costs of her defense against charges that she was the mastermind of the district's massive cheating scandal.


Two education nonprofits that focus on strong school leaders issue multimedia report to give principals a window into what teacher-development strategies could look like in their schools.


If voters decide to toss Mayor Vincent Gray from office in the wake of a mounting campaign finance scandal, it's not clear what would happen to Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, who has been at the helm of the school system since 2010.


A national survey finds that more than half of the nation's public schools need major upgrades to bring their buildings to "good overall condition."


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