The Camden school district in New Jersey will be taken over by the state, making it the fourth district under state control.
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March 25, 2013
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
December 05, 2012
Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, New Orleans, Hartford, Conn., and Spring Branch, Texas, were awarded grants from the Gates Foundation to foster collaboration and reduce tension between district and charter schools.
September 19, 2012
The decision to strip the Normandy Garden district near St. Louis of accreditation came after reviewing years of academic data, according to the Missouri State Board of Education.
September 18, 2012
But both the city and the Cleveland teachers' union acknowledged that finding areas of agreement can be challenging.