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May 25, 2016

Minneapolis Chooses Anchorage Schools' Leader as New Superintendent

Ed Graff, the superintendent of the Anchorage, Alaska, school district beat out Minnesota's education commissioner Brenda Cassellius for the top job in Minneapolis.

May 24, 2016

Feds Uncover $1.2 Million Tutoring Scam in Detroit Schools

Carolyn Starkey Darden, who allegedly submitted fraudulent invoices for tutoring services, is the latest current or former Detroit schools administrator facing criminal charges.

May 20, 2016

Florida Administrator Chosen as Pittsburgh's New Superintendent

Former NFL player Anthony Hamlet, who is in charge of Palm Beach's struggling schools, is Pittsburgh's new schools chief.

May 16, 2016

Minneapolis Narrows Its Search for Superintendent to Two Finalists

Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota's education commissioner, and Ed Graff, the superintendent of the Anchorage, Alaska, school district, are the two finalists for the top job in Minneapolis.

May 10, 2016

Black, Latino, Native American Boys Face Barriers From Birth, Report Argues

A new Urban Institute report makes the case that boys and young men of color face factors from birth onward that place them at "risk for underperformance in school and life."

May 05, 2016

Trump Tussled With Los Angeles School Board Over Historical Hotel

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was featured in an Education Week story 26 years ago involving the site of a hotel where Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968.

May 05, 2016

Chicago Teachers' Union Proposes Revenue Fixes, Doesn't Vote on Strike

The Chicago Teachers' Union has proposed what it calls a "recovery package," which it says could raise about $502 million for the financially-beleaguered school district.

May 04, 2016

Detroit Teachers Return to Class After Two-Day Protest

Coordinated teacher sickouts had closed 94 of the district's 97 schools Monday and Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands of students out of class.

May 04, 2016

Sonja Santelises to Replace Gregory Thornton as CEO of Baltimore City Schools

Gregory Thornton, who came to Baltimore City schools from Milwaukee in 2014, had a rocky tenure. His replacement, Sonja Santelises, previously served for three years as Baltimore's chief academic officer.

May 03, 2016

Will They or Won't They? Chicago Teachers' Union to Vote on Strike

Reports indicate that some Chicago teachers are concerned that a strike before the end of the school year could jeopardize their last paycheck before the summer and their health insurance.

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