school funding

Voters overwhelmingly turned down a constitutional amendment for the special statewide school district. At issue were education funds and control.

A state judge ruled that Connecticut underfunds poor schools. The state now has a deadline to overhaul its system.

The Black Lives Matter platform addresses the need for education reform.

A philanthropy organization awards nearly $3 million in grants toward education programs in Kentucky for Black boys. Observers praised the award, but warned that Black girls are being neglected.

Michigan's governor signed into law a $617 million bailout package for Detroit Public Schools. There are many critics of his plan.

Serena Williams will donate funds for supplies in Compton public schools. This is part of the #BestSchoolDay campaign that includes 50 celebrities who are donating to schools through the crowdfunding platform DonorChoose.org.