A survey of 1,000 principals in 14 states shows that school leaders are heavily focused on the new standards, but don't necessarily feel prepared to manage the huge shift.


The Kansas City school district will ask a court to stop transfers out of the district, mandated by a 1993 law, while the Missouri Board of Education considers a pending request to grant the district provisional accreditation.


A first-ever report provides comparable academic and nonacademic data on every regular public school and charter school in the District of Columbia.


Some of California's largest districts, including Los Angeles Unified, worry that millions of dollars for their low-income students are in jeopardy under new state rules requiring them to verify family incomes each year.


Speculation is rampant over who might become New York City's next schools chancellor under newly elected mayor Bill de Blasio.


Twitter a popular tool for students hoping to persuade administrators to cancel school in bad weather.


A new report from education consultants at Bain & Company outlines barriers and solutions to developing deeper cadres of principal talent.


Officials in the U.S. Department of Education agree to slow down their expansion of civil-rights data collection after a slew of complaints from school districts.


U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled Detroit eligible for bankruptcy, but teachers' pensions will not be impacted by the move.


A new survey shows that school districts are placing top priority on modifying curriculum and instruction to meet the new standards, along with adjusting assessments.


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