- Opinion: A Richness Of Poverty In Our Schools
- > Aug 23, 8:02 AM: However, Hanauer’s statement is just as powerful: “The lower your parents’ income, the lower your likely level of educational attainment.” There has to be a correlation, and schools cannot do it alone nor should we expect them
- Desegregating N.Y. Schools Was His Top Priority. What Happened?
- Aug 23, 8:00 AM: Entrenched inequality, attacks by conservatives, student protests: Richard A. Carranza’s first year as schools chancellor.
- Column: Back to school and the same old story?
- > Aug 23, 7:41 AM: Incredibly, high-fives were given all around on Monday based on extremely modest improvements: Citywide, the proportion of traditional and charter school students who performed at proficient and above (4 or 5 level) increased by
- NYC kids doing better academically, new statewide test scores show
- Aug 23, 7:15 AM: New York City elementary and middle school students are doing better academically — and even beating statewide averages by some measures, new test results show.
- Letter: How About RICO Charges for Failing Public School Officials?
- > Aug 22, 7:26 AM: I own a remedial-education business and have lost count of the number of students I’ve taught who hold high-school diplomas from the Denver and Aurora Public Schools systems but are functionally illiterate and
- Texas schools with more student poverty got the most Ds and Fs in state ratings
- Aug 22, 5:29 AM: Many Texas educators and advocates are frustrated in the week after the state released letter grades rating their school districts and campuses, as they work to decipher the potential impacts for their schools.
- Editorial: All students deserve to go to ‘A’ schools
- > Aug 22, 5:16 AM: Texas is pretty good at ranking schools, and now it has simplified that process with the new A to F accountability ratings. Campuses that got A’s and B’s are considered successful, those that got C’s are considered so-so, and those
- Providence schools’ condition ‘disappoints’ R.I. education commissioner, just befo
- Aug 22, 5:09 AM: Rhode Island’s education commissioner said Wednesday she is displeased with the condition of the Providence public schools, just two weeks before the new school year begins.
- States Raise the Bar for What It Means to Be Proficient in Reading and Math
- Aug 21, 8:20 AM: NEARLY EVERY STATE IN the U.S. has raised the bar over the last decade for what it considers grade-level achievement in math and reading, according to a new study from the National Center on Education Statistics.
- Nearly 60 schools in and around Houston receive failing grades in new Texas Education Agency report
Several suburban-area schools received failing grades in a new report of accountability ratings from the Texas Education Agency.
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- DC public, charter schools show 4 consecutive years of improved test scores
- > Aug 20, 7:04 AM: The yearly PARCC assessment measures English language arts and math aptitude in D.C. public and public charter schools for students from 3rd to 8th grade and high school. A full presentation on the 2019 statewide results can be
- Editorial: LAUSD has the latest bad plan for grading the quality of L.A.‘s schools
- > Aug 19, 7:58 AM: The state’s so-called dashboard for measuring a school’s performance and progress isn’t nearly as good as it should be, as we’ve said many times. Though much improved from its early iterations, these annual report cards are still
- Analysis: Cheating Texas kids out of a better future
- Aug 16, 6:59 AM: A school in Texas can fail to meet state education standards for four years before the state shuts it down. A lot of students can go without the education they're due in four years time.
- Multiple Austin-area schools receive F’s from the state
- Aug 16, 5:50 AM: Multiple Austin-area schools received failing grades under the state accountability system, which doled out letter grades to campuses for the first time this year.
- How much did L.A. test scores improve over the last year? Beutner touts ‘real progress’
- > Aug 16, 5:22 AM: Los Angeles schools Supt. Austin Beutner touted gains in student achievement, rising graduation rates and lower absenteeism as “real progress” and evidence that the nation’s second-largest school district is making strides in his
- Dayton schools takes on student attendance problems with new campaign
- Aug 15, 5:39 AM: Dayton Public Schools launched a new campaign to boost student attendance after ranking among the bottom 10 school districts in Ohio in that category for each of the past three years.
- Student exam scores in Virginia spark concerns about gaps
- > Aug 14, 7:19 AM: Virginia education officials will work with school systems to bolster students’ reading skills after state standardized test scores released Tuesday revealed persistent and, in some cases, deepening gaps in scores between black and
- Opinion: For Baltimore to Recover, It Needs a Complete Reinvention
- > Aug 13, 7:49 AM: We should take the advice of Eisenhower and Einstein and make the problem of Baltimore even bigger and then suggest a dramatically new and different plan for getting to a prosperous, safe, educated, healthy and honest
- Editorial: Fighting school segregation, not in the American South, but in Sausalito
- > Aug 13, 7:24 AM: Charter schools in California tend to enroll large numbers of low-income black and Latino students. That’s not surprising; from the start, that was their main mission — to provide excellent educational options to students who had
- A broken bridge: Students struggle to go from high school to college
- > Aug 13, 7:09 AM: While Montana's high school graduation rate has increased over the years — from 82.17% for the 2010-2011 school year to 86.39% for the 2017-2018 school year — the state decreased requirements in math, and the majority of the