From DA

3/1/2004

The recruitment problems facing Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools--namely a shortage of qualified math and science teachers and a lack of minority role models--are a nearly universal challenge. The Columbus solution? Tap into internal resources.

3/1/2004

When I was in seventh grade, I remember excelling in math and liking writing. As I progressed through high school, my ability in math hit a wall around the time of calculus, but my writing skills continued to improve.

3/1/2004

Dropping out of school is a young person's way of "divorcing" the school system. The decision to drop out, like the decision to divorce, doesn't happen in a day. Studies suggest it is the cumulative result of a series of events and circumstances.

2/1/2004

Edison Buyout Draws Ire in Florida

2/1/2004

One-on-one work helps this superintendent focus on his students--all 5,700 of them

It is not enough to visit the schools. It is not enough to walk the halls and wave. It is not enough to watch at the back of the classroom.

2/1/2004

After-school programs and summer sessions are not the only ways to extend time for student learning, nor are they the least expensive.

2/1/2004

The mission of a school is to facilitate learning. Learning depends on teachers, buildings, curriculum, materials, and, increasingly, security.

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