Fifteen countywide or suburban district superintendents call for a lot less testing and much more leeway for states and districts on setting and achieving goals in any new version of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
A new study reveals major differences between the leadership challenges principals experience in diverse schools, depending on their race.
The rules would set hiring and ongoing education requirements for employees who manage and operate National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.
The Wallace Foundation will spend $24 million in six school districts to lighten the load of principals' supervisors and make room for them to spend more time coaching and providing professional development to school leaders.
More school leaders turn to the social media venue as a form of both formal communication about district news and informal communication with students.
Newark is shaping up to be a major flash point for school reform in 2014 as opposition erupts to Superintendent Cami Anderson's plans to reorganize the district through closures, consolidations, and charter school expansion.
The potentially precedent-setting trial in Los Angeles features plaintiffs seeking to overturn seniority, tenure, and dismissal procedures.
Four schools in the district will have to change their mascots by next fall when the policy takes effect.
A state criminal investigation is also under way, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Precisely how to divvy up the billions in extra dollars for K-12 schools is the subject of fierce debate among state education officials, local educators, and advocates for English-learners and low-income students.