The job requires leaders to be good with both people and money.
One district that has made the move is finding it easier to recruit and hire teachers. But some working parents say it is harder to manage.
"We are scrambling as a school, as a district" to catch up kids and address mental health needs, Jessica Gomez of Southern California says.
“We have to do this,” says Dr. Scott Anzalone, former president of the local school board in Logan, Ohio.
Real estate experts say buying in a desirable district benefits non-parents too.
The price of diesel is up 50% over a year ago. Some districts are turning to COVID relief funds to cover the increased cost.
Summer school, tutoring and HVAC replacement are emerging as big areas of spending, says Nic Querolo, of Bloomberg.
An estimated 12 million children in the United States don't always have enough to eat.
More than 120 school districts remain closed Wednesday as a result of Tropical Storm Harvey, according to Texas education officials. In Houston, public schools aren’t expected to open until after Labor Day at the earliest, affecting more than 200,000 kids. Meanwhile, dry schools in nearby towns and cities are opening their doors to evacuees. Click […]