School-family partnerships foster student success
Finding and training civic-minded leaders
A handful of entrepreneurial superintendents compete for students
Arizona students outperform Shanghai on international exams
Common vision creates forward momentum
The average child has substitute teachers for more than six months of his school career
Linking candidate success to student success
Achievement Network offers support for data-driven instruction
Math instruction goes viral
The case for keeping extracurriculars
Blended learning offers a second chance
Photos: Additional images of Performance Learning Centers (PLCs) in Hampton and Richmond, Virginia.
Dual enrollment programs offer something for everyone
Nuclear chemistry and Sartre draw the best and brightest to Reno
The challenges of keeping kids in school
Academic bees and bowls attract top students
Can Michelle Rhee wrest control of the D.C. school system from decades of failure?
House Republican whip Eric Cantor has put up a website called YouCut that attempts to shine a bright light on federal programs and expenses that, if we could just cut them, would set us on the road to balanced budgets and prosperous times. Among the first on Cantor’s list is an Education Department program called Exchanges with Historic Whaling and Trading Partners. It is as goofy as it sounds.
Washington D.C. school enrollment is looking like a footrace that both the traditional and charter schools can claim to be winning. Auditors: Start your calculators.
It’s hard to tell whether Washington D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee courts controversy or is merely dogged by it. Either way, Rhee once again finds herself in the thick of it, just as her school-improvement efforts are starting to take hold and Washington had begun to exhale over her stick-it-in-your-eye style.