Louisiana's Recovery School District is proving to be a model for many state governors who are intent on turning around struggling schools.
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June 12, 2015
June 09, 2015
A new evaluation shows promising results for a program pairing young adults with students in high-poverty schools.
May 06, 2015
Researchers report that in 2012, a total of 38 states reported significant gaps in their expertise when it came to school turnarounds. And that number didn't improve the next year.
April 27, 2015
Under NCLB waivers, states have to identify 5 percent of their lowest performing schools for major interventions. But that hasn't always gone super smoothly.
March 25, 2015
The U.S. Secretary of Education has about 18 months left in office and lots of initiatives up in the air, including school turnarounds, teacher evaluation, and an NCLB rewrite.
October 28, 2014
None of the low-performing schools participating in an IES survey took all the steps they were encouraged to take.
October 08, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's new Office of State Support will be housed within the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
June 27, 2014
The winners of the "Innovation School Fellowship" proposed a Montessori-style K-12 school, a blended learning K-6 school, and another design that heavily focuses on entrepreneurship and student engagement.
June 18, 2014
Researchers from the University of Illinois found that parents felt excluded from the process, are distrustful of the school system, and want a voice in closure decisions.
June 16, 2014
A June 13 panel of education officials and analysts agreed that empowering local officials to create their own solutions is often the best approach.