Plaintiffs sought to use tax-protected MESP accounts to pay tuition at private, religious K-12 schools
The sobering new state test scores show a glimpse into the severity of the pandemic’s toll on student learning and the efforts school leaders must take to recover from it.
There are four candidates for three positions on the IPS board.
Four incumbents are on the ballot for school board in Wayne Township, which is working on a strategic plan to help student achievement.
A district of around 6,700 students in southwest Marion County, Decatur reported some staffing challenges earlier this year.
The schools could become the third and fourth to be removed from the innovation network since its creation.
The list of demands from the union are the latest in an outpouring of public comments, questions, and concerns about the district’s proposed overhaul.
Eighth graders with course grades in the top 15% of their class last year will have priority in scoring seats at some of NYC’s most selective high schools.
In the two Washington Township school board races, just one race is contested.
The Pike Township candidates will seek to stabilize the district after a tumultuous year that included staff protests and declining test scores.
The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted 4-3 to buy nearly two acres as part of a land swap agreement with the Chicago Housing Authority for the proposed site of a new high school.
After 11 years of declining enrollment, Chicago Public Schools now serves 322,106 children, making it the nation’s fourth largest district after Miami-Dade County Public Schools, which serves 324,961 students.
Superintendent Tony Watlington called the incident “absolutely unimaginable.”
Una querella federal dice que la ley de opción de escuelas (school choice) de Colorado da demasiada oportunidad para rechazar a estudiantes discapacitados.
Illinois education advocates gathered for a press conference on Tuesday morning to pressure the state to add more money to the state’s evidence-based funding formula to fully fund schools by 2027.

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Detroit Public Schools Community District is reopening community discussion on the school named for the retired neurosurgeon and former Trump cabinet member.
The scores are the first measure of how students across the five boroughs have fared in reading and math since the coronavirus pandemic.
Vaccine mandates, greener schools, mental health supports are among Chicago teachers union recommendations
The winners of the IPS school board race will oversee huge changes for the state’s largest district.
The school district is sending its crisis response team to Roxborough High School to support students and staff.
Leaders hope the project will mint 335 new Colorado teachers over three years.
Career academies, community hubs, incubators for democracy: Chicago Public Schools eyes new models for small South and West Side high schools.
Districts are heeding expert warnings of a “perfect storm” of economic uncertainty fueled by inflation, enrollment declines, the threat of recession, and expiring federal aid.
Under New York’s Open Meetings Law, school board meetings must return in person, with an option for hybrid.
Federal funding is allowing schools to get creative with how they offer direct help to young people.
The University of Chicago compared COVID-era grades to those before the pandemic. High schoolers fared better than elementary school students.
Some advocacy groups downplay the role of big campaign spending, but others see a chilling effect.
Far fewer schools are providing students with home internet assistance this year compared with earlier in the pandemic, according to new federal data.
Training students to work together, especially under pressure, is at the core of how Billy Green teaches.
After pausing in June, CPS will lay the groundwork during Wednesday’s board meeting for a controversial high school with critical votes to buy a $10 million property and spend another $5 million to plan the project.
The solution isn’t necessarily to get rid of Praxis and similar tests, the study’s author said.
The district is exempt from the law because its health plans are self-funded. However, some large employers have provided coverage for fertility treatment.
The first Wednesday in October is a crucial day for school districts to maximize state funding, but this year it coincides with the holiest day of the Jewish year.
A new initiative pairs prospective child care providers with a staffer from the state licensing agency who helps with paperwork and inspections.
A five-year federal grant aims to improve Colorado schools’ family engagement, with training for parents and a real voice in school decisions.
New York state officials gave districts the green light to release test results in reading and math — but statewide figures won’t be released until later.