"We understand that significant federal dollars could be at risk because of our support for every student and every family," Los Angeles Unified school board president Steve Zimmer said.
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Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino has been under fire since late December for derogatory comments he made about President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. He has refused to resign despite mounting pressure for his ouster.
December 29, 2016
The board said it will petition the state education commissioner to remove Paladino from his school board seat if he doesn't resign within 24 hours.
December 29, 2016
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December 20, 2016
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December 14, 2016
The superintendents in Boston, Baltimore, and San Antonio, Texas, are the newest members of Chiefs for Change, which is now primarily made up of big-city district leaders.
November 22, 2016
Antwan Wilson, the superintendent in Oakland,calif., is likely to succeed Kaya Henderson as the District of Columbia's permanent schools chancellor.
November 17, 2016
Mary Ronan spent 40 years with the Cincinnati school district, starting as a teacher in 1976, before moving up the ladder to become district superintendent.
November 14, 2016
Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools, said the group may be forced to play defense, but its priorities won't change under a Trump administration.
October 27, 2016
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Chicago Board of Education approved borrowing nearly $1 billion for construction costs and to refinance high-interest debt.