When you look across all schools, you have to conclude that these principals are a relatively rare breed, which means that far too many students - particularly children of color and children from low-income families - will not learn the knowledge and skills needed to be prepared for life.
"We had a principal who didn't believe our kids could learn," said math teacher Sharon Pollock about the previous principal
For California's Artesia High School, New Assessments Provide Less, Not More, Information -- at Least for Now
To those worried about students taking too many tests, this was probably a welcome move. But for educators who used the old
A High School That Demonstrates, Once Again, That Some Educators Have the Know-How to Turn Around Schools (Part 3: Improving Instruction)
Questions do arise, especially because the school has added many Advanced Placement classes and has enrolled many students
A High School That Demonstrates - Once Again - That Some Educators Have the Know-How to Turn Schools Around (Part 2: Improving the Culture)
Garcia agreed to solve the problem of students being late to class. "But in exchange -- because nothing comes for free -- the
Getting from where the school was back in 2004 to where it is now was a long journey. It required some real know-how by educators
Fox Sports reports Garcia attempted to rectify the situation by offering the fan a signed ball, aiding in the search effort
Golf is hard to learn and impossible to master. Truth be told, I can't quit you, golf. But if participation continues to decline, I may not have a choice.
“I’m not asking for any special treatment,” Vargas said. “I’m asking simply to be looked at like all of my colleagues. I
Sergio Garcia had to pass more than the state’s bar exam to become a lawyer. “While Washington waffles on immigration, California’s