Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 12:23pm
Students who attend New Jersey’s rapidly growing menu of charter schools earned higher math scores than their district school counterparts 40 percent of the time between 2007 and 2011, according to a report released today by Stanford University.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 3:18pm
Vista Magnet Middle School recently became the first Vista Unified School District campus to surpass 900 out of 1,000 on state assessments.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 3:07pm
Amid the banging of African drums, Pittsburgh Public Schools honored academic growth by students in 10 schools under new formulas for measuring how teachers help students learn.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 11:54am
Fulton County Schools Charter Coordinator Laura Stowell said last week she hopes a new district plan brings more consistency in charters and charter schools in the future as the system continues its transition to a charter system.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:54pm
Texas' new education commissioner Michael Williams said Thursday that he is considering a new system for rating school success and he thinks it should take into account how well districts are closing the achievement gap between Anglo and minority students.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 3:55pm
In delivering A+ Schools' eighth annual report today on academic achievement in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, executive director Carey Harris said it marked the first time she had delivered so much bad news.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 3:41pm
Sophomores at Wausau West High School are about two-thirds the way through taking state standardized tests, and they have no questions about how critical it is that they do well.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 5:38pm
The latest plan to bring an end to TUSD's desegregation case was filed in court Friday and outlines steps the district must take to free itself of federal oversight.