The ongoing teachers’ strike roiling this city is highlighting renewed support for teachers unions and traditional public schools within the Democratic Party, eclipsing a push by some party members to embrace charter schools and other education options.
The competition gap is widening in high-school athletics, but the problem is bigger than high-school sports. Washington’s interscholastic athletic association believes it has found a socioeconomic factor that can help level the playing field.
High school students in the Maryland district will soon be able to get free condoms at their school nurse’s office in a program officials say is aimed at reducing the spread of chlamydia, gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted infections.
Tacoma Public Schools Superintendent Carla Santorno weighs in on other topics confronted by today’s K12 administrators. Standards Link to main story: Tacoma Public Schools superintendent creates an opportunity engine “The best […]
The two words, “these kids,” frustrate Superintendent Carla Santorno more than any other phrase. It’s used by some educators as a kind of secret code and a flimsy excuse for academic failure among marginalized students, she says.
Los Angeles hasn’t seen a teachers strike in 30 years, and the risks are huge. But nearly 100 percent of the union members voted to strike because they believe it is necessary if public education is going to be restored to its rightful status as one of the Golden State’s great attractions.
Four superintendents look ahead to 2019 in education, and forecast where public schools will make the most progress and where they will fall short. These district leaders discussed a range of topics, including assessment, accountability and flipped learning.