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School choice options such as vouchers and tax-credit scholarships can complicate per-fiscal planning for local officials.
An activist U.S. Department of Education can prove a complicated partner for school systems that receive money with plenty of strings attached.
The rise of charter schools can present oversight challenges and put pressure on funding for local school systems.
School systems wrestle with how to best deploy their resources and staff as funding comes inching back.
A variety of approaches to running and improving the school system illustrate challenges facing local control.
New challenges and changing demographics pose opportunities for schools and leaders to grow, writes Salt Lake City Superintendent McKell Withers.
Local administrators grapple with a host of fiscal and educational pressures demanding a break from business as usual.
Charter schools in the Golden State and elsewhere have increasingly become associated with something basic yet elusive: money.
With sequestration on hold and a broad spending outline in the bag, congressional appropriators face tough budget choices on individual education programs.