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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:11pm
With thousands more students flunking achievement exams, the state has quietly changed how schools are judged based on test scores, a move that helped some schools pass muster despite dismal or lackluster student performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:44pm
A hard-fought effort to place the Wake County school board’s multi-billion-dollar real-estate portfolio under the control of Wake County commissioners was turned back by the state House in a bipartisan vote.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 11:17am
Education officials plan to vote on what critics are calling a 'doomsday' budget, a proposal that would force city schools to open next fall without resources like assistant principals, guidance counselors, athletics, and music programs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:24pm
Medina City School District superintendent Randy Stepp has made good on a threat to take the district to court, filing a lawsuit against the board of education and other district officials in federal court stemming from the board's decision to rescind a contract with him approved in January.
Control of American public schools has an increasing top-down flavor. School districts, mostly urban with lower-income students of color, are labeled “failing,” and the state or a big-city mayor takes control.