Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 4:39pm
Over the last decade, a nonprofit teaching academy with strong political ties has launched an education revolution inside Chicago Public Schools, tearing down and rebuilding some of the city's worst-performing schools.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:41pm
The latest statistic bedeviling New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s efforts to show progress in the city’s public schools during his tenure is a startling, but well-known one: one out of every four students who entered high school in 2007, and graduated four years later, was not ready for college-level work.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:09pm
St. Louis Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams showed the Missouri Board of Education data Tuesday indicating the city's school system is just a few students shy of receiving the academic point needed to regain accreditation.