The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools report comes as public debate rages over the Louisiana Recovery School District's takeover of most of New Orleans' schools after Hurricane Katrina.
Former deputy superintendent Jason Martinez left his job last week after news broke that he hadn't completed a required background check.
The partnership between the historically black college and the Alexandria, Va.-based organization will run from August through May.
Faced with declining student enrollment, high property taxes, and new state incentives, Vermont school districts are studying school mergers.
A group of parents and teachers are targeting three Jefferson County., Colo., school board members who pushed to review the AP U.S. History curriculum, which sparked widespread student protests last year.
Historically, the Milwaukee schools have been reluctant to sell vacant facilities, especially to potential competitors that could siphon off its students - and state funding. But new legislation is forcing the district's hand.
Education Week's special series on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina examines how drastically public schools have changed in the city.
The Wolf administration says that without drastic steps the district, which has a growing annual deficit, will not open its schools this year.
The Charleston County School District code of conduct for the 2015-16 school year bans students from wearing clothing, jewelry, or other apparel bearing the image of the Confederate flag.
A new poll from Education Next also revealed slipping public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but backers of those policies continue to outnumber opponents.