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A judge has extended a restraining order that prevents Gary Jensen from taking control of four East Detroit Public Schools until at least July 28, when a hearing is scheduled. The original restraining order was issued earlier this month preventing the state from appointing the former Montcalm County high school principal as CEO for the schools. Read more […]Read More →
Indianapolis secondary schools have only half as many students as open seats, and the city is planning to remove middle school students from high schools, making these schools more empty.Read More →
A year ago, the Los Angeles Unified School District said it was taking steps to reduce the number of teachers relegated to “rubber rooms” — a derisive term for the place where school staff members land when accused of misconduct of one kind or another and are deemed unfit to be around students. A year later, there […]Read More →
Great Schools Massachusetts, a pro-charter school group, collected and delivered more than 20,000 signatures in support of lifting the public charter school cap in the state. Voters will decide the issue in November. Current law caps the number of charter schools at 120. Voting “yes” on the ballot question would allow either for up to […]Read More →
The authors of a new report on what other states have learned about education savings accounts hope it will spark a debate among Wisconsin lawmakers on adding ESAs to the school choice menu in the Badger State. “We want it to be a starting off point to have this discussion here in Wisconsin and make sure […]Read More →