The 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education went to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina, which has narrowed the achievement gap for both African-American and Hispanic students.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is testing a pilot program for teacher evaluation that includes parent feedback and peer review. But unions are not happy.
Teach For America announced Thursday that four philanthropists are joining to create a stable, long-term source of money.
The Broad Prize for Urban Education was awarded Wednesday to Aldine, a predominantly minority district.
Budget cuts and demands for improved student achievement test public-school administrators more than ever – but, undaunted, some scrappy innovators are passing that test with an 'A.'
Brownsville receives the Broad Prize for Urban Education for narrowing the achievement gap for its Hispanic students.