Broward County Public Schools is hoping to use a $3.3 million grant to attract an out-of-state charter operator with experience working in poor communities.
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February 13, 2015
February 06, 2015
State law caps severance payments at 18 months, but many districts are now using the 18-month cap as the norm.
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.
January 13, 2015
Darnell Earley will be the fourth emergency manager of the Detroit school system, which has been under state oversight since March 2009.
January 07, 2015
The report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education says some of those procurement processes, while well-meaning, may stifle innovation.
December 26, 2014
In an order issued Friday, President Judge Stephen P. Linebaugh placed the struggling district in receivership for three years, beginning immediately. The receiver, David Meckley, has proposed that an outside charter management organization run all of the schools.
December 23, 2014
A local judge is expected to rule on whether to appoint a receiver to oversee the district, which could lead the district to turn over school operations to a charter-management organization.
December 12, 2014
A local judge is hearing arguments on whether the state can appoint a receiver for the financially-strapped district which could become the first in Pennsylvania to have all of its schools turned over to a for-profit charter school operator.
December 03, 2014
Twenty boxes of documents related to the district's troubled $1.3-billion program to provide iPads to all students were taken from the district on Monday, amid reports that the FBI was conducting a criminal investigation into the program.