Race, education disparities, school-leader standards, and criminal proceedings (in Atlanta and Chicago) were among the top stories on the District Dossier blog.
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December 30, 2015
November 20, 2015
A New York City pilot program to promote diversity will allow seven elementary schools to set aside seats for low-income students, English-language learners, or students in the child welfare system.
November 11, 2015
The Montgomery County, Md., school board voted 6-2 not to hold classes on Sept. 12 next year, when the Muslim holiday of Eid-al Adha is expected to be celebrated.
August 14, 2015
Student activist presents petition to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Texas.
August 07, 2015
A countrywide debate continues on the renaming of schools, mascots and propaganda attached to the Confederacy.
December 08, 2014
With the suburbs around Hartford growing increasingly segregated, school officials are struggling to ensure that more students are attending school in a racially integrated setting.
November 13, 2014
The Montgomery County, Md., school district scrapped references to religious holidays from its school calendar after repeated requests to close schools on Muslim holidays.
September 15, 2014
The new Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards, which heavily emphasize instructional leadership, community and family engagement, and cultural awareness were revised using empirical research on school leadership and the experience of practitioners, including principals and superintendents.
August 13, 2014
Updated: Schools in Ferguson, Mo., have delayed the first day of school as the community continues to grapple with a police shooting of an unarmed teen there.
February 07, 2014
A new study reveals major differences between the leadership challenges principals experience in diverse schools, depending on their race.