Articles: DA Archive

Seeking Tangible Results for Effective Teaching

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second year of collecting data for grant project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The Stereotype Trap

A new study from researchers at Indiana University says negative stereotypes hinder learning in the present and could make it impossible in the future.

The Hype Behind Charter Schools

Do we know enough about charter schools to justify a significant expansion in this educational model?

ACLU Appeals Single-Sex Classroom Decision in Louisiana

The ACLU appealed a case against the Vermilion Parish (La.) Public School District for instituting gender-separate classes.

Reforms Aplenty

In just one year, there have been more education reforms proposed and enacted than in the preceding decade.

Professional Development in an Era of Budget Cuts

We asked our advisory panel of administrators what their districts are doing for professional development as they face tighter budgets.

New Study Shows Racially Segregated Schools Not Equal

A new study reports poor performance of minority students, regardless of race or ethnicity, in schools that have mostly minority students since NCLB implementation.

Harvard Study Examines Teacher Effectiveness

A new study reveals that teacher effectiveness is not only unrelated to the college the teacher attended, but also that teacher effectiveness peaks after 10 years.

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