In several states, education departments' budgets often were not connected to their overall strategies, a Center on Reinventing Public Education report says.
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December 19, 2013
November 19, 2013
Although the district will slowly regain full responsibility of its financial and administrative functions, the Michigan Department of Education will continue to monitor the district for improvements.
September 06, 2013
An Australian researcher says evidence from his country demonstrates relying on market forces to improve education is not a reliable strategy to boost learning.
May 01, 2013
The $3 billion federal School Improvement Grant has prescribed methods for turning around the lowest-performing schools in the nation. A new report says local school boards need to consider a number of factors before deciding which method will be best.
March 22, 2013
Arizona officials are considering an unusual program to tie a portion of schools' state funding to their performance on the state's A-F grading system.
September 24, 2012
Weld North buys Editure and JBHM Education Group with plans to form national consulting group for professional development and school improvement.
May 04, 2012
The governor's education overhaul plan could give Connecticut's schools commissioner power to appoint private operators to struggling public schools.
April 16, 2012
With large parts of federal School Improvement Grants going to private consultants that produce mixed results, officials are considering stricter reviews.
March 04, 2011
President Obama kicked off the White House's "education month" today in Miami at a school event alongside former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a Republican.
January 07, 2010
A network of Chicago schools saw success by focusing on instruction, not replacing staff.