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Officials with the U.S. Department of Education said recently that an Idaho school district violated federal law when it segregated elementary students into single-sex classrooms.
November 30, 2016 – AP
The New Jersey Department of Education is considering loosening the cap on superintendents' salaries by increasing the amount they could be paid annually.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The Texas Education Agency has told schools that they must provide services to all eligible students with disabilities and that they won't be penalized for serving too many children, after the U.S. Department of Education ordered the state agency to end an 8.5 percent benchmark on special education enrollment.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Victories in the Nov. 8 election further strengthen the hand of Republican policymakers in state capitals as they frame their K-12 agendas under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
In a profession otherwise dominated by women at every level, fewer than 25 percent of the nation's superintendents are female.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
A 32-page affidavit alleges that Joy Hofmeister conspired for more than a year with several others to finance a negative campaign ad to oust then-Superintendent Janet Barresi.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
Few people running the nation's school districts look like Sharon Contreras—black, Latino, and female. She talks with Education Week about her journey to the top job.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
The state will keep its status as one of the most restrictive states when it comes to the expansion of the charter school sector.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
Despite pouring money and muscle into campaigns from the White House race on down, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association notched limited gains on Election Day.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
The superintendent's job can be isolating; online communities can make it less so, write Mark Edwards and Mort Sherman.
November 11, 2016 – Education Week

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