Ariel Sacks, an 8th grade English teacher in NYC, wonders why we allow a system to persist in which disadvantaged kids are routinely concentrated in the same schools. She questions: In today's education scene, key players seem comfortable looking in the windows of high needs schools and questioni...
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July 19, 2010
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The Indiana Department of Education and Marian University have teamed up to create a new principal academy for administrators in struggling schools.
May 18, 2010
Education bloggers react to the news that a Rhode Island is rehiring all of the teachers it had fired in a turnaround effort earlier in the year.
May 14, 2010
The 93 teachers who were all fired from a Rhode Island school can now reapply for their jobs, but only half can be re-hired and they're facing off against 800 other applicants.
May 10, 2010
Education officials in Massachusetts announced a new initiative to recruit high-quality teachers for jobs in underperforming schools across the state.