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The American Express Foundation is investing nearly $2.5 million in a diverse array of programs that aim to develop and support school leaders.
October 2, 2015 - Education Week
The closely watched California district recently launched a "myPD" platform to help teachers select their own training paths.
September 28, 2015 - Education Week
An initiative in the nation's capital aims to give select teachers more time to work with colleagues.
September 28, 2015 - Education Week
The Seattle School Board has declared a one-year moratorium on out-of-school suspensions for elementary school students who commit nonviolent offenses.
September 24, 2015 - AP
The racially motivated church shooting in Charleston, S.C., has spurred districts to reconsider school names, mascots, and imagery linked to the Old South. Such moves stir sharp debate.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
Transportation costs and family schedules are among the factors that make changing school start times tough for educators.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
Parents who fake their addresses can cost school districts tens of thousands of dollars while not contributing to local school taxes.
September 21, 2015 - AP
A federal jury has awarded more than $370,000 in damages to a white school principal who alleged black administrators racially targeted her and created a hostile work environment that forced her to resign.
September 21, 2015 - AP
Illinois school districts have a new ally in Gov. Bruce Rauner as they try to eliminate state mandates that they say drive up costs and sometimes force them to lay off reading instructors to hire physical education teachers.
September 21, 2015 - AP
With strong demand for bilingual skills, more school districts are offering new target languages, such as Arabic, Hebrew, and Vietnamese, in dual-immersion programs.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week

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