Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 2:12pm
If we all want a thriving, high-quality school system, it makes every bit of sense to bring a successful education model into a district where few, if any, such models exist.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:40pm
A decade and a half ago, the ACT started giving test-takers four free score reports instead of three--a small change that's increased the number of poor students at selective schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:59pm
Boston public schools will begin serving free lunches to all students this school year even if families have the financial means to pay, school officials are expected to announce Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:36pm
ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement, a new book by seasoned educator, prolific author, and brain expert Eric Jensen.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 2:38pm
Officials here in the third-largest district in the country voted, after an emotional meeting, to close 49 public schools that they said were not being fully used.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 4:06pm
The Cleveland school district this afternoon named 13 low-performing schools to receive intensive help next school year, a major step in kicking off the Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 4:38pm
On a day when Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the time for negotiations on school closings was over, the Chicago Teachers Union led hundreds of supporters in a highly orchestrated downtown rally and march as part of its continuing efforts to derail the district's plan to shut 53 elementary schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 3:18pm
Two new charter schools are slated to open in Tucson this fall.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:01pm
Civil rights advocates say harsh disciplinary practices at many Mississippi schools lead to children being expelled and even incarcerated for minor infractions, policies that disproportionally affect minorities.