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Despite frustrations, the state's new school funding structure is winning praise for providing more money and spending autonomy for schools serving needy students. August 8, 2014 – Education Week
Douglas County, Colo., voters are poised to register a verdict on the high-profile policy changes that have been taking place in their suburban district. October 29, 2013 – Education Week
A massive influx of outside cash has turned a local campaign into a national showdown between the teachers' union and deep-pocketed education activists. February 28, 2013 | Updated: April 30, 2016 – Education Week
A 2001 California law has spurred some school systems to pick board members by subdistricts to increase diversity. February 25, 2013 – Education Week
Local school boards are complaining about what they see as the federal government's overreach into K-12 schools. February 5, 2013 – Education Week
School boards have many responsibilities, chief among them is student learning, writes Traci Elizabeth Teasley. November 13, 2012 – Education Week
Louisiana superintendents are empowered to hire and fire teachers without board approval—and take the heat—under a new state law. August 2, 2012 – Education Week
Although enrollment continues to grow each year in full-time online schools, more research is needed about the effectiveness of such schools, says a report from the National School Boards Association. May 22, 2012 – Education Week
Authorities in a number of states are split over who should have the final say on allowing charter schools within a particular district’s boundaries. May 22, 2012 – Education Week

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