The superintendents in Boston, Baltimore, and San Antonio, Texas, are the newest members of Chiefs for Change, which is now primarily made up of big-city district leaders.
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The interactive "State of Our Cities" website, released Tuesday by the George W. Bush Institute, provides comparable education data for 114 cities across more than a dozen indicators.
June 29, 2016
Michael Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School, served as headmaster of the school from 1976 to 1998 and later as district superintendent from 2005 to 2007.
March 03, 2016
In January, two black students launched a social media campaign to bring attention to their complaints of racism at Boston Latin School, which they said were ignored by administrators.
July 20, 2015
Robert "Bud" Spillane led two of the nation's largest school district, and is credited with rescuing one from the brink of disaster and pushing another to new heights.
April 23, 2015
Boys of color in the award-winning award schools consistently met or exceeded proficiency on standardized tests in math and English-language arts, often outperforming a majority of their peers statewide.
March 12, 2015
Tommy Chang, a high-level administrator from the Los Angeles Unified School District, will be paid $257,000 annually.
March 09, 2015
More than $300 million has been donated by foundations and corporations to boost the My Brother's Keeper-aligned initiatives, along with pledges of support from nearly 200 mayors, tribal leaders, and county executives.
March 04, 2015
The city's education officials chose Tommy Chang, an instructional superintendent in the Los Angeles Unified School District, from a field of four finalists.
January 29, 2015
City and school leaders hope the extra time will boost student academic performance, especially in the city's lowest-performing schools.