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September 08, 2015

Recall of Jefferson County, Colo., School Board Members on November Ballot

Three conservative school board members who sought to change the AP U.S. History curriculum to emphasize the positive aspects of American history are facing a recall election.

February 25, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces April Runoff

Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, who was backed by the Chicago Teachers Union and ran a campaign largely focused on education, garnered nearly 34 percent of the vote.

November 05, 2014

Election Results Could Bring Relief to Phila. Schools; Leadership Stability to D.C.

Philadelphia officials hope a new governor will bring some financial relief, while Washington's new mayor has pledged to keep schools chancellor Kaya Henderson.

May 13, 2014

Newark Voters Elect New Mayor, Signaling Major Shift in Direction for City Schools

Newark voters heavily favored Ras Baraka, a city councilor and former high school principal who has been an outspoken critic of the state-appointed superintendent Cami Anderson.

April 02, 2014

D.C. Voters Toss Mayor Gray in Primary, Raising Questions About Schools

Washington voters rejected a second term for Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary, leaving big questions about the future of the city's schools chancellor, Kaya Henderson.

December 27, 2013

Judge: Colorado District Broke State Campaign Laws With 'Hess Report'

The Douglas County district sought to influence its school board election when it commissioned and publicized a report about its "reform agenda" by the American Enterprise Institute, a judge finds.

September 25, 2013

Boston Mayoral Race Whittled to Two Finalists

A Boston city councilor, who ran on a school reform agenda, and a state representative who is a strong supporter of organized labor, will face off in November to succeed longtime Mayor Thomas Menino.

July 29, 2013

Schools Are Marquee Issue in Boston's Mayoral Race

A new coalition of local education reform advocates has organized to make sure that the future of Boston's public schools is the front-and-center issue in the city's first competitive mayoral election in a generation.

July 17, 2013

New York City Mayor's Race: Ideas for Schools Post-Bloomberg

A crowded field of candidates has produced numerous ideas for the city's system of 1.1 million students.

May 22, 2013

Elementary Teacher Is Likely Winner in L.A. School Board Runoff

The candidate backed by a coalition of wealthy education activists that include New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was heavily favored to win the runoff for the seat that represents the San Fernando Valley.

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