Some 150 schools districts sent officials, school board members, and teachers union reps to Denver this week to hear how collaboration can improve student achievement and boost education reform. Can history of acrimony be overcome?
Twelve school districts, ranging from New York to Houston, are cited in civil rights complaints filed Wednesday. They show gaps in the level of female participation in athletics compared with girls' level of enrollment, says the National Women's Law Center.
Just 34 percent of Americans give the president an A or B, compared with 45 percent a year ago, a new survey on education says. But the poll also shows more nuanced views of education policy.