student achievement

Segregation Prominent in Schools, Study Finds

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.

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Are Expanded-Learning-Time Models Worthwhile?

Rick and Becky DuFour

Professional Learning Communities at Work
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Duncan on Reform and Back to School

A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.

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A Mississippi District Further Develops Goals

The Tupelo Public School District is working to develop concrete indicators to measure its progress toward district goals.

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Schools' Timing Suspect in Ohio

Columbus City Schools mysteriously withdrew students during the 2009-10 school year who came to school every day.

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Paul Vallas for Sale

The non-traditional schools chief teams with Cambium to reform struggling districts.

Michigan Education Achievement Authority

John Covington talks about the new organization to improve the lowest-performing 5 percent of schools in Michigan.

Dropout Prevention Program Proves its Economic Value

Community in Schools not only increases high school graduation rates, but creates more than $11 of economic benefit for the communities it serves.

Reform Strategy Going Strong

This Portfolio Strategy has tripled in size in the last five years.