More than 12,000 Chicago students are attending different schools this year after city leaders closed nearly 50 elementary schools earlier this year.
As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calls for improving the criminal justice system, school districts continue to search for a solution to the school-to-prison pipeline.
More school leaders use Twitter to showcase their districts and their ideas on a range of education issues.
After shutting down almost 50 elementary schools, the city's education leaders face a big test of safety and order on the first day of classes.
Paymon Rouhanifard, the former chief strategy and innovation officer in Newark, will lead the Camden school district
The Virginia School Boards Association and Norfolk City School Board hope to have the law that created the district declared unconstitutional.
A politics-focused collaborative encyclopedia recently launched a new school board portal with the hopes of encouraging civic engagement in education.
Opposition to school closures is much higher among respondents who are not white.
The city's new strategic plan focuses on customer service, community schools, expanding pre-K and arts offerings in order to compete with charters.
El Paso and Columbus are still recovering from recent cheating scandals that will require the new leaders to focus on rebuilding trust in their communities.