Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:16am
One of the nation's biggest challenges in education is how to improve persistently low-achieving schools. The movie Won't Back Down - filmed in Pittsburgh and released Friday - gives one answer: Let parents and teachers take over the school if it is failing to educate students.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 8:52pm
South Carolina schools superintendent Mick Zais on Wednesday proposed creating a new statewide district for failing schools, saying current options under state law for helping such schools have proved unsuccessful or ineffective.