Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 4:58pm
Maryland schools are spending a fortune to raise achievement — $60,000 for each additional student who becomes proficient. It's too high a price for the results we have been getting. We need to do better.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 5:22pm
A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 4:52pm
Your kid's school now has a letter grade. The Arizona Department of Education has released the new school accountability report that rates school performance much like a report, with A being the best and F the worst.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 2:36pm
School performance scores in New Orleans continued their steady climb this year, even as Louisiana's new letter grade system kicked in for the first time and slapped a majority of the city's schools with a D or worse, underscoring how far New Orleans will still need to go before it achieves a top-rated public education system.