After-school programs and summer sessions are not the only ways to extend time for student learning, nor are they the least expensive.
The mission of a school is to facilitate learning. Learning depends on teachers, buildings, curriculum, materials, and, increasingly, security.
As soon as Principal Renita Perkins saw the teacher's tears, she had a pretty good notion about what was wrong.
As a longtime reading teacher, the December 2003 article, "Meet Frank Smith" (page 41) by Gary Stager dismayed me.
Schools in isolated rural areas and inner cities are the hardest to staff, particularly those