The second round of Race to the Top for school districts will divide $120 million in grants among winners who submit the best ideas of improving schooling at the local level.
A new coalition of local education reform advocates has organized to make sure that the future of Boston's public schools is the front-and-center issue in the city's first competitive mayoral election in a generation.
Tennessee's state-run Achievement School District, saw students' math scores on state standardized tests rise while reading scores fell.
Two bankrupt school districts in Michigan will be dissolved in accordance with a new state law, and students will be sent to other districts.
Alumni of the Education Pioneers program report robust leadership and management opportunities in the education sector.
President Barack Obama has pushed the nation to consider how to support African-American boys; many urban school districts have been trying to address just that issue in recent years.
Los Angeles and San Diego are latest big-city school districts to adopt vegetarian school meal menus at the start of each week.
A survey of 45 impact-aid districts reveals that cutting staff and delaying purchases in technology and new curricular materials were widely used strategies to cope with slashed federal spending.
The school board in Fairfax County, Va., last year started allowing individuals to submit video testimonies in place of testifying in person at its meetings.
District officials say a steep rise in pension costs is forcing them to eliminate jobs.