A divide between public school parents and members of an Orthodox Jewish community in New York threatens to tear apart a small school district.
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September 10, 2012
August 24, 2012
A scandal involving the former Omaha school superintendent has continued to roil the districts weeks after her resignation.
June 28, 2012
A tie vote from the Birmingham school board triggered state action to shore up the district's weak finances.
June 05, 2012
The revelation of sexually explicit emails sent by the former Des Moines, Iowa schools chief should be a "wake-up call" to school leaders about the dangers of lapses in judgment, education officials say.
April 10, 2012
The Center for Public Education has compiled a report that brings together several resources on principal effectiveness.
April 06, 2012
A 20-year-old, an 19-year-old and an 18-year-old, all graduates from the Prince George's County, Md. school system, may soon join the district's school board.
March 05, 2012
In exchange, the district must provide significant new protections to prevent the harassment of students who are perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
January 17, 2012
School board members now have an extra two weeks to comply with a new state law requiring a criminal background check for school board members.
November 09, 2011
The board had been led by Republican-backed members for two turbulent years.
November 07, 2011
Big money has been pouring into some school board races, as political parties seek to influence local politics.