"The school was a mess - low graduation rates, gang violence bleeding into it from a neighborhood now often a battleground
But again in 2011, Robeson wound up on the city's closure list. “Roughly half of the kids who come to this school will graduate
I will not defend every school of education and every professor that works there, but I know we are not "the problem" with education in the United States.
A Seismic Shift In Our Schools: College Prep, Career Readiness, And The Common Core Revolution (VIDEO)
The world is changing and the American education system hasn’t kept pace. Experts from across the ideological spectrum agree
As someone who has spent much of my life teaching, or writing about education issues, I thought, why not? It wasn't one of those polls where they were surreptitiously trying to sell me a product--or were they?
Instead of results, we have gotten rhetoric, and our children have fallen further behind. It is time we adopt policy solutions that match the depth and complexity of the problems and address them head on.
On Slashdot, user "theodp" ran a Google cache search of Amplify, Rupert Murdoch's education subsidiary. The results, as theodp put it? "Obscene."
The Zimmer-Anderson school board race attracted national attention because it was seen as a test of the effort by corporate power-brokers to run schools like businesses, a strategy that they and the media misleadingly call "school reform."
Mr. Bonin, a Republican who supports charters but would like to see more community-based charter schools, agrees that the
Brizard said CPS is still solidifying its closure plans, and that he aims to change the process for closures: schools will
Chicago Teachers Strike Shows Teacher Accountability At Charters Differs From Union-Contract Schools
Chicago Teachers Union representatives argue that the dual push by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to expand charter
Over the next few weeks, millions of American schoolchildren will return to the classroom from summer vacation, and not a
June 18 (Reuters) - News Corp's Management and Standards Committee, which is investigating the aftermath of the media conglomerate's