Critics of high-stakes standardized testing are gathering for a national conference this weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Parents will submit petitions to district officials Wednesday that would clear the way for them to transform their children's low-performing Anaheim school into a charter.
New Jersey parents, teachers and students criticize PARCC testing during a recent State Board of Education meeting.
Low-performing school districts in Kentucky will be the target of a charter school pilot program under proposed legislation being penned by state lawmakers this year.
Parent-trigger law co-author Gloria Romero alleges that Anaheim, Calif., parents are being harassed in their bid to transform their low-performing school into a charter.
Challengers backed by the state's teachers' union argued that the new law, which loosens eligibility requirements for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, was unconstitutional.
The Columbus, Ohio-based National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Differences faced perennial problems with funding, said founder and president Nancy Tidwell.
The Foundation for Excellence in Education announced the winners of its competition that asked designers to create parent-friendly school accountability report cards.
He says he is departing as executive director of Parent Revolution, the advocacy group he founded in Los Angeles, to pursue other opportunities.
Twenty Columbus, Ohio schools are eligible for sweeping education reforms under the state's parent-trigger law, but parents haven't sought to use the controversial strategy.