The Council of the Great City Schools is using experience gleaned from its members to develop and sell a program that allows school districts to track key non-academic performance indicators.
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September 07, 2012
August 21, 2012
Faced with competition from vouchers and charter schools, school districts in Indiana and around the country are marketing their educational offerings.
August 09, 2012
The District of Columbia's Office of the Inspector General investigated allegations of cheating at one school that was prompted by a USA Today investigation.
July 11, 2012
The RAND Corp. examined an initiative in the district aimed at creating better school leaders.
July 06, 2012
Under state law, the Detroit emergency manager has the power to create a "successor collective bargaining agreement" without union negotiation.
June 18, 2012
The district had been grouping students by ability instead of by grade level in 10 schools, but leaders say they now need to focus on regaining accreditation in the struggling Missouri district.
June 07, 2012
Learn more about Miami-Dade's work with Hispanic students in a new Education Week article and an upcoming webinar.
May 11, 2012
The U.S. News and World Report rankings of the nation's best high schools used faulty state and federal information in its calculations for at least one school, officials acknowledged.
May 02, 2012
The law, which required unaccredited districts to pay tuition and transportation costs for students who wanted to depart for neighboring accredited districts, places an unfair burden on taxpayers, a judge ruled.
April 17, 2012
The recent report from the superintendent of the 33,000-student district was meant to counter a proposal from a city-based nonprofit that the district undergo sweeping change.