A probe revealed that hundreds of students received credit for courses they hadn't taken or repeatedly took the same course despite passing each time.
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February 27, 2015
February 23, 2015
The three board members, along with a resident, request that the court grant a restraining order and preliminary injunction against the state to reverse the takeover.
February 20, 2015
A new report from the Collaborative for Justice and Equity in Education recommends an elected school board for the city that would prioritize "equitable educational opportunities and outcomes" in its decisionmaking.
February 13, 2015
Broward County Public Schools is hoping to use a $3.3 million grant to attract an out-of-state charter operator with experience working in poor communities.
February 06, 2015
State law caps severance payments at 18 months, but many districts are now using the 18-month cap as the norm.
February 02, 2015
The proposal comes after the state board of education voted to take over Little Rock's schools.
January 29, 2015
State education officials voted to immediately dissolve the city's elected board but to keep local superintendent on an "interim" basis.
January 13, 2015
Darnell Earley will be the fourth emergency manager of the Detroit school system, which has been under state oversight since March 2009.
January 07, 2015
The report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education says some of those procurement processes, while well-meaning, may stifle innovation.
December 26, 2014
In an order issued Friday, President Judge Stephen P. Linebaugh placed the struggling district in receivership for three years, beginning immediately. The receiver, David Meckley, has proposed that an outside charter management organization run all of the schools.