Chicago's board of education gave permission this week for school administrators to boost class sizes and layoff teachers to deal with a budget crunch.
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The new school board to be seated next week in Kansas City, Mo., strongly supports the transformation plans of Superintendent John. W. Covington.
March 31, 2010
With the school board election in Kansas City just days away, some are >wondering if the slate of board members to be voted on Tuesday will mean a reversal of the major transformations underway.
March 09, 2010
Nearly half the public schools in Kansas City, Mo., will close, and $50 million will be slashed from the budget, if the board OKs a plan aimed at right-sizing the district.
January 27, 2010
Chicago school board members and district administrators are being investigated for questionable spending.
December 23, 2009
Kansas City citizens rush to be first to file for April's school board election for the district.
December 04, 2009
The teachers union says an ethical conflict with a board member should block the action from going forward.
December 03, 2009
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November 25, 2009
The Chicago school board is examining how it uses expense accounts.
November 04, 2009
New board members, bond approvals among changes in nation's school districts post-election.