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.
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June 21, 2012
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.
June 04, 2012
The struggling school system is now under an improvement plan that includes partnerships with high-performing charter schools.
May 31, 2012
Flat tax revenues and no increase in state funding means that Pennsylvania districts will have to continue to reduce services for students, according to a study by Pennsylvania education organizations.
May 23, 2012
The U.S. News and World Report "Best High Schools" rankings use federal data in part to evaluate schools, but some of that information has been shown to be inaccurate.
April 12, 2012
The district leadership is pressing for a salary freeze from its teachers' union.
March 19, 2012
The $550 million competition will allow direct federal support to districts working to improve their academic performance.
February 27, 2012
The Highland Park district near Detroit is operating with a $11 million deficit, and may be placed under state control.
February 24, 2012
The school board says that some top officials will no longer be required to live within the boundaries of the 157,000-student Texas district.
February 06, 2012
The state has seen major turnover in its superintendents over the past year, and the state superintendent of education says the training is "desperately needed."