State education officials voted to immediately dissolve the city's elected board but to keep local superintendent on an "interim" basis.
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January 29, 2015
January 13, 2015
Darnell Earley will be the fourth emergency manager of the Detroit school system, which has been under state oversight since March 2009.
January 07, 2015
The report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education says some of those procurement processes, while well-meaning, may stifle innovation.
December 26, 2014
In an order issued Friday, President Judge Stephen P. Linebaugh placed the struggling district in receivership for three years, beginning immediately. The receiver, David Meckley, has proposed that an outside charter management organization run all of the schools.
December 23, 2014
A local judge is expected to rule on whether to appoint a receiver to oversee the district, which could lead the district to turn over school operations to a charter-management organization.
December 12, 2014
A local judge is hearing arguments on whether the state can appoint a receiver for the financially-strapped district which could become the first in Pennsylvania to have all of its schools turned over to a for-profit charter school operator.
December 03, 2014
Twenty boxes of documents related to the district's troubled $1.3-billion program to provide iPads to all students were taken from the district on Monday, amid reports that the FBI was conducting a criminal investigation into the program.
October 10, 2014
A recent study in Texas found that consolidating some of the state's largest school districts would raise the costs of education and decrease student performance.
October 08, 2014
Candidates hail from Canada to Florida. The majority have been superintendents, and the group is predominantly male.
October 06, 2014
The move to make changes to the union's health benefits comes after 21 months of negotiations. Salaries will not be affected by Monday's action.