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June 17, 2014

Philadelphia School Officials Continue to Seek Funds as Budget Deadline Looms

Chairman of the School Reform Commission William Green says he says a "prayer" every morning because he does not see how the funding crisis—now an annual rite of spring—could be fixed without the intervention of a higher power.

June 06, 2014

New Indianapolis Fellowships Could Provide Blueprint for K-12 Turnarounds

Paul Hill proposes ways for reformers to find and cultivate local talent while transforming failing schools system.

June 03, 2014

New Jersey May Loosen Control Over Newark and Paterson Schools

The State Board of Education is to consider resolutions that would allow Newark's school board to vote on issues on financial management and the Paterson School board to vote on operations.

June 02, 2014

Despite Calls for Resignation, Newark Superintendent Vows to Stay

Cami Anderson said she is "passionate" about the city and "hopeful" about the progress she has seen.

May 30, 2014

Philadelphia School Reform Commission Declines to Vote on District's Budget

The School Reform Commission decided not to pass the school budget, an action that violates the City Charter.

May 17, 2014

Newark's New Mayor Demands Return of Schools to Local Control

Mayor-elect Ras Baraka also called for the immediate halt to Superintendent Cami Anderson's plan to close and restructure several low-performing schools.

May 15, 2014

Philadelphia Council Moves to Help School District With Budget Crisis

The Philadelphia City Council introduced legislation to extend to city's sales tax, which will raise $120 million in the first year for the school district.

May 14, 2014

New Atlanta Superintendent Calls for 'Culture Change'

Meria Carstarphen says the district should let go of the past controversies and move forward

May 01, 2014

Philadelphians Seek to Stave Off Proposed Cuts to Schools

At a hearing this week, Philadelphia residents and educators pushed back against further budget cuts, asking elected officials to provide needed funding.

April 29, 2014

Study: Growth in K-12 Education Sector Creates Demand For New Leaders

A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.

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