Obama said "New Orleans is coming back better and stronger." Bush called the city a "beacon for school reform."
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August 28, 2015
August 14, 2015
Student activist presents petition to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Texas.
August 11, 2015
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's Opportunity School District legislation would give the state the power to seize control of low-performing schools, convert them into charter campuses or shut them down altogether.
August 07, 2015
A countrywide debate continues on the renaming of schools, mascots and propaganda attached to the Confederacy.
July 17, 2015
Pastorek's appointment as co-executive director signals the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation's growing emphasis on pushing for state-run districts to improve the lowest-performing schools.
June 17, 2015
The annual "State of Public Education in New Orleans" report, which is published by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University, examines the education reforms in the city's public schools since 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
September 24, 2014
The program was launched this year, with the Mind Trust, to create opportunities for educators and others to propose ways to transform low-performing and underused schools.
May 15, 2014
On average, students in schools whose principals had been trained by the urban leadership program improved their state test scores by nearly a percentile point in reading and 1.3 percentile points in math.
April 29, 2014
A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.
April 24, 2014
A set of Chicago reports offers evidence that a focus on 9th grade retention can increase graduation rates.