Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 4:00pm
State education officials are preparing to field test an online exam that appears poised to replace the MCAS student achievement test, but some Board of Elementary and Secondary Education members have questions about the switch.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:13pm
Colorado no longer has the largest gaps in the nation in college graduation rates between black and white residents and both Latino and black adults saw high school graduation gaps narrow to their lowest levels in decades.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 2:01pm
It is no secret today that U.S. public schools are slipping quickly behind other developed nations in every subject. This problem is not one of funding, it is a problem of politics in public education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:16am
Bahiya Nasuuna hasn't even started college, but she already has several academic credits in the bank that will give her a jump on graduation. She is one of a growing number of students getting a head start on college credits while they are still in high school, cutting costs and speeding toward degrees—and jobs—as quickly as possible.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 11:12am
In Boston, we have the chance of a lifetime. As we laud Mayor Tom Menino and retired School Superintendent Carol Johnson for the progress they’ve made for Boston students, we have the opportunity, with new leadership and a strong foundation, to renovate our school system into one that builds on this foundation and ensures every child graduates prepared for college, career and life.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 2:31pm
Could two years of free tuition to community college be guaranteed to graduating students of the new Ypsilanti Community Schools district? A group of school and community leaders are trying to make it happen.