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In theory, the District is not responsible for debts or other obligations left behind by the independent, non-profit boards that operate the schools. In practice, the city has spent a little over $1 million since 2008 closing out failed charter schools, executive director Scott Pearson told the D.C. Council on Tuesday.

Charter board has spent $1 million to close failed schools

In theory, the District is not responsible for debts or other obligations left behind by the independent, non-profit boards that operate the schools. In practice, the city has spent a little over $1 million since 2008 closing out failed charter schools, executive director Scott Pearson told the D.C. Council on Tuesday.

The stakes in the battle over the Wake County Public School System in North Carolina couldn’t be higher.  On one side are the billionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, and the Tea Party and libertarian groups they fund. On the other, pare...

The Koch Brothers And The Battle Over Wake County's Schools

The stakes in the battle over the Wake County Public School System in North Carolina couldn’t be higher. On one side are the billionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, and the Tea Party and libertarian groups they fund. On the other, pare...

Wake County Public School System Bloom's Taxonomy posters // Search terms: Higher order thinking skills, HOTS, higher level thinking

Wake County Public School System Bloom's Taxonomy posters // Search terms: Higher order thinking skills, HOTS, higher level thinking

Teachers at Sycamore Creek Elementary in the Wake County Schools, North Carolina share their experience with ABC Music & Me, and the difference it makes on children with special needs

Teachers at Sycamore Creek Elementary in the Wake County Schools, North Carolina share their experience with ABC Music & Me, and the difference it makes on children with special needs

CMS Superintendent Wants Common Core Opposition to ‘Be Specific’ (so the author is) | Lady Liberty 1885

CMS Superintendent Wants Common Core Opposition to ‘Be Specific’ (so the author is) | Lady Liberty 1885

At least one year-round school in Wake County is shifting students among its four tracks to meet the requirements of a state budget provision that many lawmakers have been trying to fix.

Class size dilemma forcing year-round school to adjust

At least one year-round school in Wake County is shifting students among its four tracks to meet the requirements of a state budget provision that many lawmakers have been trying to fix.

Rural public high school, Wakelon, Wake County, NC -- From the 1908-1910 Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of North Carolina ^cs

Rural public high school, Wakelon, Wake County, NC -- From the 1908-1910 Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of North Carolina ^cs

Two great games for grades K-5 that use hula hoops. Submitted by Tonya Wicker, Wake County Schools (Raleigh, NC).

Two great games for grades K-5 that use hula hoops. Submitted by Tonya Wicker, Wake County Schools (Raleigh, NC).

Two great games for grades K-5 that use hula hoops. Submitted by Tonya Wicker, Wake County Schools (Raleigh, NC).

Two great games for grades K-5 that use hula hoops. Submitted by Tonya Wicker, Wake County Schools (Raleigh, NC).

Shaw University in Raleigh has created a partnership with one Wake County school to help students learn life lessons.

Shaw University volunteers mentor students at Wake school

Shaw University in Raleigh has created a partnership with one Wake County school to help students learn life lessons.

Oh and so this just happened: | Community Post: 16 Sassy Tweets From The Nation's 16th Largest School District

Community Post: 16 Sassy Tweets From The Nation's 16th Largest School District

Oh and so this just happened: | Community Post: 16 Sassy Tweets From The Nation's 16th Largest School District

Via @HighSchoolOT: 2015 Wake County Schools Cheerleading Competition (Jan. 24, 2015)

Via @HighSchoolOT: 2015 Wake County Schools Cheerleading Competition (Jan. 24, 2015)

""We weren’t just moving people around just to minimize stratification, but because we wanted to minimize economic stratification because it impacted achievement," Evans said."

""We weren’t just moving people around just to minimize stratification, but because we wanted to minimize economic stratification because it impacted achievement," Evans said."

Cozy and appointed brick front townhome in Amberly Washington Square - one of the most desirable community in Cary!  Excellent location with top Wake County schools

Cozy and appointed brick front townhome in Amberly Washington Square - one of the most desirable community in Cary! Excellent location with top Wake County schools