The East Baton Rouge Parish school board plans to move 100 gifted and talented students from a higher-performing elementary school to a lower-performing school this fall in order to improve the test scores of the lower-performing school.
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April 29, 2013
Earlier this month, leaders from 15 school districts around the country gathered in Washington to meet with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, share lessons they'd learned, and celebrate successes.
March 29, 2013
Cleveland's schools chief says the district's comprehensive reform plan adopted last year needs a chance to turn things around before state officials step in.
March 25, 2013
The Camden school district in New Jersey will be taken over by the state, making it the fourth district under state control.
March 19, 2013
Maryland's second largest school system needs a dramatic governance change to improve student achievement, county executive argues.
February 11, 2013
Urban districts are grappling with how to find new life for schools they have closed as they manage an increasing inventory of vacant buildings.
February 06, 2013
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
January 22, 2013
Long-term budget planning, retaining top talent, and partnering with charter schools are among recommendations in a new report advising school districts on how to manage steadily declining enrollment.
January 14, 2013
A dispute over competitive bidding for school bus contracts has the city's bus drivers' union threatening a strike that could strand more than 150,000 students.
December 06, 2012
Michigan's legislature is considering a new Emergency Manager Bill that would have consequences for Detroit and other districts