The three conservative school board members lost their seats in a hotly-contested recall election in the Denver suburb of Jefferson County, Colo.
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November 03, 2015
October 28, 2015
Mayor Michael Nutter calls for dissolving the School Reform Commission and creating a local board of education to be appointed by the city officials.
October 15, 2015
Barbara-Byrd Bennett pleaded guilty to defrauding the Chicago schools. Now, a contract she awarded during her time in the Detroit schools is getting another look.
October 08, 2015
The 23-count indictment from the U.S. Department of Justice alleges that Barbara Byrd-Bennett steered the more than $20 million in contracts to her former employers.
October 06, 2015
Under a new proposal, highly rated Florida principals who are selected to run low-performing schools will get expanded autonomy.
September 29, 2015
The school boards in Cleveland, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Lincoln, Neb., were awarded the 2015 Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.
August 24, 2015
Former deputy superintendent Jason Martinez left his job last week after news broke that he hadn't completed a required background check.
August 18, 2015
The Wolf administration says that without drastic steps the district, which has a growing annual deficit, will not open its schools this year.
August 14, 2015
Student activist presents petition to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Texas.
August 13, 2015
A report released last year found fiscal mismanagement and governance issues in the East Ramapo school district and said that the board appeared to favor private schools over public schools.