A new report suggests that the future jobs market will demand employees with vocational training and associate's degrees even more than those with bachelor's degrees.
Detroit hires outside companies to revamp most of its high schools.
Pennsylvania announces a proposed compromise to allow the development of high school end-of-course tests, and the California state board of ed throws its support behind preserving that state's exit exam.
The U.S. Department of Education awards grants to help migrant teenagers earn high school equivalency certificates and succeed in college.
Instead of relying on metal detectors and the presence of police, these schools focus on strong relationships and student support.
Louisiana approves the creation of a career track diploma.
The program, modeled after a similar one in Kalamazoo, Mich., gives college money to students who meet certain academic criteria.
The groups organizing the initiative for common standards release the list of names of those drafting the first set.
A report issued by backers of Arne Duncan's turnaround efforts says the Windy City's high schools are "abysmal."
The school board will decide whether to let Birmingham High School become a charter.