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Despite having relatively strong representation on school boards, women serving on those panels tend to yield to their male counterparts on policy decisions, according to a new book.
In something of a farewell policy address, Chester E. Finn Jr. writes that American schools have made progress, but the public education governance structure is "obsolete."
Over the coming months, high-profile players in the student-survey field plan to launch new efforts to improve the usefulness, and potentially lower the costs, of their survey instruments.
After decades of false starts and unkept promises, makers of virtual-reality technology could be ready to give students a new and potentially powerful way to learn.
A pair of wide-ranging polls by PDK/Gallup and Education Next gauge sentiment on the common standards, testing, school funding, and other hot-button issues.
Philadelphia's schools will open Sept. 8, but the district will take cost-cutting measures that officials hope will be temporary.
Los Angeles schools won't be getting iPads after records showed schools superintendent John Deasy had developed a relationship with the vendors two years prior to the bidding.
Most states are feeling a modest funding lift, experts on education finance say, but revenue streams remain unstable.
The school district, along with the local teachers' union, has worked to transform the traditional pay schedule into one emphasizing professional accomplishments over credentials and seniority.