A bill that would allow Chicagoans to elect local school board members passed the Illinois House of Representatives on Thursday by a 110-4 vote.
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March 03, 2016
March 01, 2016
A new report from Teachers College, Columbia University suggests that more communities are paying attention to cross-sector partnerships in their education improvement efforts.
February 29, 2016
Chicago Public Schools continues to struggle with financial shortfalls, and has outlined a new round of spending cuts that will include layoffs of a small number of teachers.
January 25, 2016
News of 227 layoffs follows a proposal from Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to take over the financially strapped school system.
January 21, 2016
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and two Republican state legislators want the state to take over the financially troubled Chicago Public Schools.
January 13, 2016
The Minneapolis school board picked Sergio Paez as the new superintendent in December. Paez's candidacy was derailed after the publication of a report by a Massachusetts advocacy group that alleged that some special education students had been mistreated at a school in Paez's former district.
January 12, 2016
King becomes the first woman in more than 80 years, and the first African-American woman, to lead the nation's second-largest school district.
December 21, 2015
Michelle King, the district's No. 2 administrator under former Superintendent Ramon Cortines, is taking the reins of the nation's second-largest school district while the search for a permanent schools chief stretches into the new year.
December 16, 2015
Minneapolis school officials said it was seeking more information about the treatment of special education students in Holyoke, Mass., while Sergio Páez served as superintendent of the district.
December 14, 2015
Sergio Paez, who was picked last week to lead the Minneapolis school district, is facing questions in his old district, Holyoke, Mass., about allegations of abuse and neglect at one school.