Most urban charter schools are not "pushing out" students with special needs to improve scores, finds a new Stanford University study.
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March 18, 2015
March 09, 2015
The biggest divide between poor and wealthy students is one of community connection, argues Harvard researcher Robert Putnam in a new book.
February 23, 2015
Forget narrowing the academic curriculum; could accountability narrow schools' focus on student behaviors?
April 17, 2014
Preliminary results of a new study suggest that school turnarounds work best when they combine dramatic staffing changes with strong support.
March 24, 2014
School turnarounds and new policies for school meal programs were among the issues highlighted at urban educators' annual legislative conference in Washington.
January 29, 2014
Grants awarded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are designed to help charters and traditional districts work through issues that have traditionally sparked friction between the two sectors.
December 19, 2013
In several states, education departments' budgets often were not connected to their overall strategies, a Center on Reinventing Public Education report says.
November 19, 2013
Although the district will slowly regain full responsibility of its financial and administrative functions, the Michigan Department of Education will continue to monitor the district for improvements.
September 09, 2013
An Australian researcher says evidence from his country demonstrates relying on market forces to improve education is not a reliable strategy to boost learning.
May 01, 2013
The $3 billion federal School Improvement Grant has prescribed methods for turning around the lowest-performing schools in the nation. A new report says local school boards need to consider a number of factors before deciding which method will be best.