A divide between public school parents and members of an Orthodox Jewish community in New York threatens to tear apart a small school district.
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September 10, 2012
September 07, 2012
The Council of the Great City Schools is using experience gleaned from its members to develop and sell a program that allows school districts to track key non-academic performance indicators.
August 24, 2012
A scandal involving the former Omaha school superintendent has continued to roil the districts weeks after her resignation.
August 21, 2012
Faced with competition from vouchers and charter schools, school districts in Indiana and around the country are marketing their educational offerings.
July 27, 2012
The Boston Consulting Group, which has worked with districts and states around the country, suggests that cash-strapped school systems need to make cuts with an eye towards getting the most out of budget dollars.
July 25, 2012
The four will serve on the board of directors of The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, joining 12 other members.
July 23, 2012
After the school board attempted to fire its superintendent, the Alabama schools chief said he or a designee will run board meetings for the time being.
July 12, 2012
The 970-student Highland Park district has failed in its responsibility to teach its students to read, the organization contends.
June 21, 2012
A group of more than 20 districts have agreed to use a set of shared "publishers' criteria" when selecting language arts and literacy textbooks and other teaching materials.
June 18, 2012
The district had been grouping students by ability instead of by grade level in 10 schools, but leaders say they now need to focus on regaining accreditation in the struggling Missouri district.