Stephen Green will take the helm of the Dekalb County, Ga., schools in July. He's coming from Kansas City, Mo., where he has served as superintendent since 2011.
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May 21, 2015
May 14, 2015
The downgrade reflects the pressures of rising pension obligations following a state supreme court ruling last week that changes to the state's pension law in 2013 were unconstitutional.
April 28, 2015
A new report from The Thomas B. Fordham Institute examining charter and regular district school closures in Ohio showed that displaced students made gains in math and reading and the majority ended up in better schools.
April 20, 2015
As education reporters rolled into Chicago for their annual conference this week, they were greeted with headlines about the latest crises in the Chicago Public Schools.
April 20, 2015
Federal officials are reportedly looking into a $20.5 million contract awarded to a company that once employed Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett.
April 17, 2015
The union's call for an elected school board came after news broke that the FBI was investigating a $20.5 million non-competitive bid awarded to SUPES Academy, which formerly employed district CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett.
April 16, 2015
The probe allegedly centers around a $20.5 million no-bid contract to SUPES Academy, where CPS' CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett once worked, according to local media accounts.
April 07, 2015
Emanuel was forced into a runoff with Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, a Cook County Commissioner, after failing to win 50 percent of the votes in the February election.
March 23, 2015
The opportunity is there to negotiate for their priorities - smaller class-sizes, fully staffed schools, and a pay raise - if they are willing to accept three levels of performance in teacher evaluations. I think the three levels are worth it, if it means better conditions for teachers and students.
March 20, 2015
The decreases come as teachers and students report feeling safer in the city's schools, according to the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.