The Philadelphia school district said the changes were driven by the need to improve educational opportunities for students.
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October 01, 2015
September 29, 2015
The school boards in Cleveland, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Lincoln, Neb., were awarded the 2015 Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.
September 23, 2015
Activists ended a 34-day hunger strike to reopen Dyett High School. They will channel their energy into advocating for an elected Chicago school board.
September 08, 2015
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.
August 31, 2015
Luis Valentino came under fire after it was discovered that Jason Martinez, whom he hired as a deputy superintendent, was facing child sex abuse charges in Colorado.
August 28, 2015
The school board is mulling its new superintendent's future following revelations that one of his hires faced child sex abuse charges.
August 27, 2015
The district is banking on state assistance, a property tax increase, and borrowed funds to get through the school year.
August 21, 2015
Faced with declining student enrollment, high property taxes, and new state incentives, Vermont school districts are studying school mergers.
August 20, 2015
A group of parents and teachers are targeting three Jefferson County., Colo., school board members who pushed to review the AP U.S. History curriculum, which sparked widespread student protests last year.
August 13, 2015
A report released last year found fiscal mismanagement and governance issues in the East Ramapo school district and said that the board appeared to favor private schools over public schools.