School administrators are unhappy with federal turnaround regulations.
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April 14, 2010
March 21, 2010
The Obama Administration's regulations for turning around low-performing schools, embedded in federal school-improvement grants, could force the firing of principals making progress in those schools and make recruiting turnaround leaders even harder, urban superintendents told U.S. Secretary of Educ...
February 17, 2010
The Council of the Great City Schools calls on Congress to pass a jobs bill to help save education jobs.
January 08, 2010
Members of Congress want to include a grant program supporting training and placing principals in high-need schools in the next version of the Elementary and Secondary Education ACT
January 07, 2010
A network of Chicago schools saw success by focusing on instruction, not replacing staff.
December 07, 2009
Schools that succeeded in improving low performance used multiple strategies, a new study finds.
November 12, 2009
School districts' buy-in to state reform plans is key to winning a federal grant.
October 13, 2009
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology prepares to welcome yet another prominent guest.
September 14, 2009
The Council of the Great City Schools will provide reviews and on-site assistance with federal stimulus-spending plans.
September 07, 2009
Here's some tools for district leaders preparing for President Obama's Tuesday speech.