Pastorek's appointment as co-executive director signals the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation's growing emphasis on pushing for state-run districts to improve the lowest-performing schools.
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July 17, 2015
June 17, 2015
The annual "State of Public Education in New Orleans" report, which is published by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University, examines the education reforms in the city's public schools since 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
September 24, 2014
The program was launched this year, with the Mind Trust, to create opportunities for educators and others to propose ways to transform low-performing and underused schools.
May 15, 2014
On average, students in schools whose principals had been trained by the urban leadership program improved their state test scores by nearly a percentile point in reading and 1.3 percentile points in math.
April 29, 2014
A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.
April 24, 2014
A set of Chicago reports offers evidence that a focus on 9th grade retention can increase graduation rates.
December 27, 2013
The Douglas County district sought to influence its school board election when it commissioned and publicized a report about its "reform agenda" by the American Enterprise Institute, a judge finds.
August 27, 2013
Wisconsin leaders are the latest to consider the governance model.
August 22, 2013
The Virginia School Boards Association and Norfolk City School Board hope to have the law that created the district declared unconstitutional.
April 11, 2013
The Broader, Bolder Approach to Education campaign will soon release a report charging that claims of success in those three districts attributed to policies such as charter schools and using test scores in teacher evaluations have been overstated.