A year after merging the Memphis district and the neighboring Shelby County schools, education leaders are struggling with several aspects of improving the consolidated system for the benefit of all students and families.
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June 09, 2014
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Paul Hill proposes ways for reformers to find and cultivate local talent while transforming failing schools system.
June 04, 2014
The Ohio Department of Education will now review 2012-2013 student attendance data for the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo and Columbus school systems.
June 03, 2014
The State Board of Education is to consider resolutions that would allow Newark's school board to vote on issues on financial management and the Paterson School board to vote on operations.
March 06, 2014
A national survey finds that more than half of the nation's public schools need major upgrades to bring their buildings to "good overall condition."
March 03, 2014
Sixteen district leaders from around the country are showcased in Education Week's second annual Leaders To Learn From report.
February 05, 2014
The rules would set hiring and ongoing education requirements for employees who manage and operate National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.
January 27, 2014
The potentially precedent-setting trial in Los Angeles features plaintiffs seeking to overturn seniority, tenure, and dismissal procedures.
December 16, 2013
If given final approval by the district's school board, four high schools would have to adopt new mascots for their athletics teams.
December 09, 2013
Twitter a popular tool for students hoping to persuade administrators to cancel school in bad weather.