The Magazines Take On Education Issues
For better or worse, the national weeklies (Time, Newsweek, USNews) occasionally take on education issues. Here are a couple of this week's offerings, both interesting:
Is a Top School Forcing Out Low-Performing Students? Time
Jasmine Boulware was forced to leave Myers Park High School in February 2005 because the school did not believe she was performing well. She was subsequently told that she could not return. Via CJC.
States Lax in Overseeing NCLB Tutoring US News
More than two thirds of states told CEP they have a tough time monitoring SES programs for quality and effectiveness, and three said they are 'not at all' able to monitor them.