Under a new proposal, highly rated Florida principals who are selected to run low-performing schools will get expanded autonomy.
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October 06, 2015
September 29, 2015
The school boards in Cleveland, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Lincoln, Neb., were awarded the 2015 Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.
August 24, 2015
Former deputy superintendent Jason Martinez left his job last week after news broke that he hadn't completed a required background check.
August 18, 2015
The Wolf administration says that without drastic steps the district, which has a growing annual deficit, will not open its schools this year.
August 14, 2015
Student activist presents petition to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Texas.
August 13, 2015
A report released last year found fiscal mismanagement and governance issues in the East Ramapo school district and said that the board appeared to favor private schools over public schools.
July 29, 2015
A district spokeswoman said the delay was not related to whether the district had enough money to cover payroll.
July 16, 2015
The new leadership team comes to a district facing a host of financial challenges, including a $1.1 billion budget deficit in the upcoming school year.
July 16, 2015
Reports say that Forrest Claypool, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's chief-of-staff and former head of the city's transit authority, will be appointed as CEO of the nation's third-largest school system.
June 29, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced that after 20 years under state control, the city's public schools will return to local governance by the end of the next academic year.