Several black families had sued the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania, saying it intentionally discriminated against black students in assigning them to special education classes.
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September 15, 2014
August 18, 2014
As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.
August 05, 2014
A new fact sheet details how rural districts can encourage their students to walk and bike to school.
August 01, 2014
Revenue from a 15 percent excise tax on marijuana sales flows into special grant funds to help districts pay for construction projects and to hire more health professionals.
July 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights issued guidance about schools' treatment of pregnant students in 2013.
July 21, 2014
Districts that make up the Council of the Great City Schools are pledging to invest in strategies meant to improve outcomes for boys of color.
July 09, 2014
Reports from a progressive think tank suggest changes in state policy could help districts get more bang for their buck.
June 17, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $52 million effort to turn 40 struggling schools into community hubs that provide health and social services to students and their families.
June 04, 2014
In order to affect positive change in education we must stand on the shoulders of giants. Education is multi-faceted, multi-layered, and often under-resourced; it can benefit from coordinated, strategic and engaged partnerships that span from the classroom to the White House.
June 03, 2014
A survey finds that while most top district administrators support the Common Core State Standards, they also have mixed feelings about other policies associated with the common core.