If all of the charters recommended by the department move forward, there will be 1,600 new charter seats in Boston, with the percentage of Boston public students in Boston public charters closing in on the 18 percent threshold established with the 2010 education reform law.
Fernando Melo from Columbia, Leakhelin Virak from Cambodia and Mohammed Bani Jameel from Iraq work on their English proficiency through short chapter books, while Tumaini Kasongo from Uganda completes assignments on her computer during a Westbrook Middle School language arts class.
Paying tribute to two decades of success in helping to curb the nation's dropout crisis, the National Guard Youth Foundation's ChalleNGe Champions Gala will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by bringing together alumni from 20 years ago, this year's upcoming graduates and many in between, along with noted celebrities.
SPARC helps teachers accurately identify student competency levels (grades K-8) in relation to CCSS and provides supplemental materials for targeted skills remediation and practice to help them achieve mastery.
The last of six programs honored for the 2013 Read Right Award of Excellence has developed a site-based staff that is producing extraordinary results with English language learners, special education students, and regular education students.
Members of the newly-formed Latino Coalition for Educational Equality descended on the state’s Capitol Tuesday to push for education reforms, including funding for low-income districts and more involvement by Latino experts in the legislative process.
New rules governing the restraint of students in public schools have gone too far and need to be changed less than a year after they were instituted, according to educators who gathered Wednesday at the State House.