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Education secretary outlines No Child Left Behind overhaul

Arne Duncan says new plan will measure ‘student growth’ More

School board chair won't run for re-election

Fox throws support behind property developer More
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The gospel according to Register

After years of systemic sins, Metro schools have a leader in Jesse Register who is spreading hope and optimism More

Metro schools prepare to slash $35M from budget

Register says 'drastic cuts' will not include any classroom teaching positions More

Board denies all six charter school applicants

Coverstone says he’s willing to help groups reapply next year More
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Magnet school lottery applications being sent home

Metro changes schools included in lottery More

Tygard wants Edible Schoolyard for Bellevue Middle

Program would be modeled on Berkeley pilot More

Dean endorses Coverstone for charter schools job

MNPS board member says 'it would be foolish for me not to be interested' More
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City won’t raise property taxes, mayor says, though budget cuts are coming

Mayor Karl Dean’s annual State of Metro address Thursday gave assurances that he will not ask for a property tax increase next week when he presents a city operating budget proposal to Metro Council. More

Study: U.S. education gap stunts economic growth

McKinsey says shortfall costs country more than $140 billion a year More
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