Strong teaching in America's urban schools is the key to overcoming dropout and achievement gap issues. With the right guidance, urban K-12 students can rise above their circumstances to be stand-outs in academics. They may even return the favor as teachers themselves one day. For urban teachers to succeed, however, they need more support and encouragement from their industry, government and society as a whole.
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January 03, 2014
December 27, 2013
An injury to the Dallas Cowboys' starting quarterback opened the door this week for a high school math teacher to temporarily make his way back into the NFL.
December 23, 2013
Scores were wrong for only a small fraction of teachers, the school system says, but the president of the Washington Teachers Union says she is "deeply disturbed" by the information.
December 18, 2013
Love it or hate it, today's teachers must embrace technology as a way of life in their classrooms. Resistance is futile at this point so educators must find a balance between the flash of technology and its practical benefits in the learning process.
December 16, 2013
This list is a starting point for educators seeking examples of standards-based IEP goals tied to the Common Core State Standards, currently adopted in 46 states and the District of Columbia.
December 10, 2013
Teachers have worked harder within the same system that has been in place for many decades. There comes a point where harder won't help. Too many factors exist now for a 'work harder' mentality to be successful.
December 09, 2013
Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.
December 06, 2013
Is your nonprofit making a difference in your community? Are you starting to think about national expansion? Here is some advice from five experts.
December 04, 2013
Indiana superintendent Glenda Ritz says the document shows state officials are planning to remove her as chairwoman of the state school board.
December 03, 2013
The free-market-oriented organization is considering draft bills dealing with school choice and a state records database with academic information on individual students.