student achievement

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.
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Hawaii Education Experiment Gets Uneven Outcome

In 2010 the Hawaii Department of Education formed two “zones of school innovation,”one on the Leeward Coast of Oahu and the other in the Kau-Pahoa region of Hawaii island, in hopes of providing the state’s lowest-performing schools with intensive help.

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