Chicago Public Schools announced plans to open several new schools for former high school dropouts, despite large-scale budget cuts and widespread protests over school closures in the city.
In the middle of Watts, at one of the worst-performing high schools in Los Angeles Unified, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was in his element.
State education officials have identified the nine Oklahoma schools most in need of a turnaround.
The value of expanded learning time has been a hot topic of conversation over recent months in our community, with some schools considering expanding their calendar and the School Committee considering a change to the calendar at Saltonstall School, a long-standing extended-year school.
For years, the Prince Georges County Schools have struggled with test scores, student safety and a host of other issues.
Could two years of free tuition to community college be guaranteed to graduating students of the new Ypsilanti Community Schools district? A group of school and community leaders are trying to make it happen.
That’s one way of reading this report about how it was poor math skills that led to the mortgage implosion.