The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools asserts that state takeovers and state-run achievement districts increase segregation and dismantle community schools.
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August 24, 2015
August 11, 2015
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's Opportunity School District legislation would give the state the power to seize control of low-performing schools, convert them into charter campuses or shut them down altogether.
July 29, 2015
A district spokeswoman said the delay was not related to whether the district had enough money to cover payroll.
June 25, 2015
The small, rural school has used federal money to hire specialists and provide interventions to struggling students.
June 05, 2015
Emergency Manager Darnell Earley estimates the decentralization effort will save the financially-strapped district about $10 million per year.
April 30, 2015
The plan from Snyder would make the current district responsible only for paying off its debt, while new entities would be responsible for overseeing education.
March 31, 2015
The Detroit school system, under state oversight since March 2009, has lost tens of thousands of students, closed dozens of schools and struggled with persistent budget deficits. "Emergency management has clearly failed" our schools, Mayor Mike Duggan said.
March 19, 2015
Brian Whiston, the head of Dearborn public schools, will replace Mike Flanagan, the longest-serving state superintendent in the nation.
March 05, 2015
As of last summer, the school system had outstanding debt and long-term obligations of more than $2.2 billion
February 19, 2015
The final grades administered by Education Trust-Midwest were based on the student academic achievement and growth in the schools authorizers oversee.