Latest School Superintendent Salary Figures Highlighted in New Research

The figures show variations between male and female superintendents and school district sizes.

Hike Taxes on the Rich to Pay for Education? Voters in this State Support the Idea, Survey Finds

The poll results come amid discussions about taxing wealthier Americans more at the federal level.

Teachers Union Raises Red Flags Over Pension Investments in Private Prisons

The American Federation of Teachers characterizes the corrections sector as problematic territory for retirement funds.

Kentucky Governor: Cold Weather Closures Set Bad Example for Kids

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | STD spike in Indiana … N.Y.C.’s new unified contracting system … and radon gas risks in Colorado.

Parkland Is Embracing Student Surveillance

A new report—and some parents—calls for police to gain broader-than-ever access to students’ data.

L.A.’s Teachers Got What They Wanted—For Their Students

The strike showcased unions' strategy of advocating not just for their members but also for better resources for schools.

Community-College Students Succeed at Elite Schools—When They’re Admitted

A new report finds that these students graduate from selective colleges at higher rates than first-time freshmen.

Tens of Thousands of Teachers Strike in L.A. as Negotiations Stall

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A handful of new governors are sworn in … N.Y.C. pursues illegal hotels in new lawsuit … and FBI raids Scranton City Hall, mayor’s house.

Millions of College Students Are Going Hungry

A new government report highlights just how pervasive the problem is.

Metros Should Focus on Attracting and Upskilling Workers in ‘Opportunity Industries’

There’s a difference between a good job, a promising job and other jobs, particularly for people without bachelor’s degrees, according to a recent Brookings report.

When School Choice Means School’s Choice

Parents of students who are “harder to educate” may have a hard time getting schools to reply to their emails about how to apply.

Trump’s School-Safety Commission’s Strange Focus on Discipline

The administration wants to keep schools safe by ditching rules meant to prevent racial bias in school discipline.

Actually, Millennials May Be the Wealthiest Generation

Recent coverage about millennials' wealth, debt and income could be missing the bigger picture.

Parents Are Biased Against Even Quality ‘Urban’ Schools

Many of these schools are improving, but the persistent stigma against them contributes to segregation.

Considering Diversity in Snow-Day Decisionmaking

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A giant middle finger sculpture rises in Vermont … Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee’s “clean energy smart deal” … and speeding up N.Y.’s sluggish subways.

A Guarantee of Tuition-Free College Can Have Life-Changing Effects

A mailer sent to low-income students with that promise led to a major jump in enrollment at the University of Michigan, according to a new study.

The Charter-School Teachers’ Strike in Chicago Was ‘Inevitable’

The move could signal a shift in the long, contentious relationship between teachers’ unions and these privately run schools.

The Students Suing for a Constitutional Right to Education

A new federal complaint with a unique argument accuses the state of Rhode Island of failing to provide students with the skills they need to participate effectively in a democracy.