Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/24/2012 - 8:48am
A team of data-processing workers inflated Columbus schools’ attendance figures by routinely and purposely removing large numbers of absent students from the rolls, four former district data analysts told The Dispatch.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/24/2012 - 8:44am
A recently released independent evaluation of two dozen Baltimore City schools conducted in 2011 suggests that even though the system has introduced important reforms in recent years, too many schools are still struggling to find effective ways to educate children.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/24/2012 - 8:37am
When Title IX was signed into law June 23, 1972 by President Richard Nixon, it deemed that no person is to be denied access to an educational program or activity receiving federal assistance on the basis of sex.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/24/2012 - 8:29am
They inspired her and pushed her when she felt like giving up. And when Salma Hussain delivered the valedictory speech at English High School in 2010, she singled out eight teachers who helped her rise to the top just four years after arriving in Boston from Bangladesh, speaking no English.