Articles: Reform

Louisiana Forges Ahead With Voucher Program

New bill will allow low-and middle-income students attending Louisiana low-performing public schools to receive state-funded vouchers.

Under the Radar

Like Kaya Henderson, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, the curricular subject of geography has been flying under the radar.

Her Own Brand of Education Reform

Unlike predecessor Michelle Rhee, Chancellor Kaya Henderson of the District of Columbia Public Schools works to balance accountability with collegiality.

SPECIAL RECRUITMENT REPORT: Hard Acts to Follow

It’s not easy when the previous superintendent has been a powerhouse reformer. This is the second in a two-story special recruitment report in this issue.

Malloy’s Achievement Gap Crusade

Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed a sweeping education reform bill calling 2012 “the year of education” in Connecticut.

Next in Line

How do boards of education find a successor to a superintendent who leaves a successful legacy?

Donor Comes with Controversy

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers struggling districts a pot of gold—but with strings attached.

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