New research shows that 14 percent of freshmen in the city school system are expected to earn a four-year degree by the age of 25, up from 8 percent in 2006.
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December 11, 2014
March 20, 2014
President Obama will be the 2014 commencement speaker at Worcester Technical High School, home of the 2014 MetLife/NASSP Principal of the Year, Sheila Harrity.
February 27, 2014
President Barack Obama plans to announce a new task force and $200 million in investments from foundations as small steps toward solving large achievement gaps.
March 28, 2013
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will announce the 2013 winner of the top urban education prize in Washington on Sept. 25.
September 24, 2012
The blog will have a temporary change in writers, but is still committed to offering a broad selection of leadership and district news.
August 13, 2012
Districts need to move quickly if they're interested in applying for this money, which can be used to spur education reform at the local level.
July 19, 2012
Education Week is still collecting nominees for a special section on leadership scheduled for February.
June 07, 2012
Learn more about Miami-Dade's work with Hispanic students in a new Education Week article and an upcoming webinar.
March 11, 2011
Education Week has just set up a shiny new Twitter feed for this blog, which you can find here. Right now nothing is there, but the feed will soon start carrying links back to the blog, along with other bits of school district news that I pick up while I'm reporting. Feel free to sign up!