School-choice is built on the philosophy that competition forces schools to improve, but a new study shows that school leaders are more likely to improve recruiting than academics.
Absenteeism is more harmful to student achievement than snow days, study says.
New study found that student absenteeism on days schools are open is a much bigger problem.
State agencies should start auditing all charter schools regularly, report argues.
Should test companies be monitoring kids’ social-media posts for cheating as students take national exams?
“We have light years to go,” Duncan said.
“Getting arrested shouldn’t involve getting stitches,” University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan said.
The arresting officials were part of Va.’s Alcoholic Beverage Control agency, not local or college police.
State officials, using different data, say they spend more dollars per pupil, not fewer, in poorest districts.
The president warned of a fight if the GOP budget doesn’t ensure adequate funds for poor children.