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June 24, 2014

Principals Have More Authority Than They Think, New Study Says

Researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education argue that while there are real policy barriers that hamper school improvement, principals imagine more roadblocks than there are.

April 29, 2014

Study: Growth in K-12 Education Sector Creates Demand For New Leaders

A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.

April 24, 2014

Study: Focus on 9th Graders Boosted Chicago's Graduation Rates

A set of Chicago reports offers evidence that a focus on 9th grade retention can increase graduation rates.

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.

October 01, 2013

NYC Black and Latino Males Shed Light on Schooling Success

Hundreds of black and Latino males in New York City high schools describe the factors behind their success in school in a new report.

August 08, 2013

Report: States Could Save Millions By Consolidating Small Districts

The Center for American Progress has released a new report suggesting that school districts could improve efficiency by consolidating small districts.

April 09, 2013

Many Graduates in L.A. Unified Still Not College-Ready, Harvard Study Finds

A new analysis of Los Angeles students finds that, while 59 percent of the Class of 2011 graduated on time, far fewer of those students were college-ready.

March 15, 2013

Nation's School Buildings In Bad Shape, Report Says

The U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools released a report earlier this week announcing that the nation's schools are facing $271 billion in deferred maintenance and calling for the federal government and states to collect more information about the state of their school buildings.

November 12, 2012

Race and the Principal Pipeline

New research from Stanford explores the role of race in school principalship. Data shows that black teachers are more likely to be interested in becoming principals than their white peers.

August 30, 2012

Charting the Flow of Students to Favored School Districts

A real estate website used census data to track popular and unpopular school districts around the country.

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