Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
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February 06, 2013
January 22, 2013
Long-term budget planning, retaining top talent, and partnering with charter schools are among recommendations in a new report advising school districts on how to manage steadily declining enrollment.
January 14, 2013
A dispute over competitive bidding for school bus contracts has the city's bus drivers' union threatening a strike that could strand more than 150,000 students.
December 06, 2012
Michigan's legislature is considering a new Emergency Manager Bill that would have consequences for Detroit and other districts
December 05, 2012
Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, New Orleans, Hartford, Conn., and Spring Branch, Texas, were awarded grants from the Gates Foundation to foster collaboration and reduce tension between district and charter schools.
September 19, 2012
The decision to strip the Normandy Garden district near St. Louis of accreditation came after reviewing years of academic data, according to the Missouri State Board of Education.
September 18, 2012
But both the city and the Cleveland teachers' union acknowledged that finding areas of agreement can be challenging.
September 10, 2012
A divide between public school parents and members of an Orthodox Jewish community in New York threatens to tear apart a small school district.
September 07, 2012
The Council of the Great City Schools is using experience gleaned from its members to develop and sell a program that allows school districts to track key non-academic performance indicators.
August 24, 2012
A scandal involving the former Omaha school superintendent has continued to roil the districts weeks after her resignation.