Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 12:00pm
Strong and steady won the race for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes large, urban school districts making gains in student achievement.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 1:47pm
L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy has received a one-year contract extension, but was unable to achieve ambitious performance targets that would have triggered a salary bonus.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 3:18pm
The accountability measures that have been introduced for individual Indiana schools should be extended to entire school districts, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett said Tuesday night in his State of Education speech.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 3:33pm
More than half of 2012 high school graduates who took a college entrance exam did not have all of the skills they will need to succeed in college, or a career, a pair of recent reports conclude.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 2:58pm
Whites are still largely concentrated in schools with other whites, leaving the largest minority groups — black and Latino students — isolated in classrooms, according to a new analysis of Department of Education data.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 6:21pm
The apocalyptic state of public education is shoving our high school dropouts onto a pathway to the penitentiary. The latest proof comes in recent reports about how Highland Park may resort to a charter system to keep its doors open in September.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:43pm
New York City set a record in 2011 as 65.5% of its high-school students graduated in four years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 10:55pm
Rudy Crew, the former head of schools in New York City, Miami, Sacramento and Tacoma, is Gov. John Kitzhaber's choice to become Oregon's first "chief education officer."