Robert "Bud" Spillane led two of the nation's largest school district, and is credited with rescuing one from the brink of disaster and pushing another to new heights.
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July 20, 2015
June 05, 2015
The U.S. 4th Circuit court upholds unitary status for the Pitt County, N.C., district, over a community group's objections that student racial imbalance had increased in recent years.
April 15, 2015
Can we increase student achievement without addressing high concentrations of poverty? Teacher Cristina Duncan Evans explains why we can't.
February 27, 2015
In Sheff v. O'Neill, which was filed in 1989, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the state must take action to integrate schools and reduce racial isolation.
February 23, 2015
The three board members, along with a resident, request that the court grant a restraining order and preliminary injunction against the state to reverse the takeover.
February 02, 2015
The proposal comes after the state board of education voted to take over Little Rock's schools.
January 29, 2015
State education officials voted to immediately dissolve the city's elected board but to keep local superintendent on an "interim" basis.
December 08, 2014
With the suburbs around Hartford growing increasingly segregated, school officials are struggling to ensure that more students are attending school in a racially integrated setting.
December 04, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint saying charter schools in Delaware have become a system of mostly segregated schools, according to the Associated Press.
November 14, 2014
An updated analysis on Tucson's controversial Mexican-American studies program shows that students who participated in the courses were more likely to graduate from high school and pass standardized exams they had previously failed.