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When it comes to school management, asking if school districts should decentralize is the wrong question, writes Susan Moore Johnson.
President-elect Donald Trump's victory leaves widespread uncertainty about what's in store for key areas of public school policy under the first GOP administration in eight years.
After nearly two decades of restrictions, educators say it will take time for schools to create new programs and hire bilingual teachers.
The state will keep its status as one of the most restrictive states when it comes to the expansion of the charter school sector.
Republicans may have their best chance yet to scrap—or at least seriously scale back—the Cabinet-level agency created under President Jimmy Carter.
A research analysis of dozens of studies finds links between improved school climates and narrowing gaps between low-income students and their peers.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears a special education dispute involving a girl with cerebral palsy who was denied the use of her service dog at school.
The U.S. Department of Education's proposed rules for how states and districts spend federal money for disadvantaged students under the Every Student Succeeds Act is under siege both by members of Congress and by state schools superintendents.
A 32-page affidavit alleges that Joy Hofmeister conspired for more than a year with several others to finance a negative campaign ad to oust then-Superintendent Janet Barresi.
A study finds that many African-American teachers are expected to teach lower-level classes or serve as school disciplinarians.
States conferred 95 kinds of diplomas to high school graduates last year—two more than the year before, according to the group Achieve.
Young black teenagers embrace computers as integral to their futures, but they need more opportunities to learn to code and innovate with technology.
Few people running the nation's school districts look like Sharon Contreras—black, Latino, and female. She talks with Education Week about her journey to the top job.
In a profession otherwise dominated by women at every level, fewer than 25 percent of the nation's superintendents are female.