Many Charter schools serve underprivileged students and minorities, and students with developmental and behavioral disabilities. Research shows students who receive proper direction and feel connected to their community are more likely to graduate.
"Members of our Founding Class have secured internships and positions at Ashoka, Learn Capital, Santa Fe Institute, Uber, and othe...
Okay, the deal is teachers in lots of schools never get a break, and that's often true in schools that serve military families, too. DonorsChoose.or...
Student ownership of emotions is the goal, but often children become frustrated because they cannot explain their feelings. Making emotional vocabulary available in the classroom helps.
While David insists he's not a hero, the grateful parents of 450 Richmond College Prep students would disagree.
I've been thinking a lot about what happened in Ferguson, Baltimore and other cities around our country. The perils of poverty are clearly exacting a heavy price, one we have to confront with innovation.
If we are going to prepare our students for the global marketplace, we must address the challenges minority students face, find ways to keep them in high school, and then support their transition to higher education--whether traditional four year college or vocational training.
Science points to something truly surprising: the single most influential factor (among all other single factors) accounting for differences in education achievement is...
Yes computers are ubiquitous. Yes there are tools for differentiating instruction and personalizing learning, but those tools and methods currently serve the same narrative that has dominated schooling since its inception.
America has an epidemic of youth violence that must be addressed. If we don't put some of the responsibility on our public schools to tackle the impact of this violence, then we have few alternatives for addressing it at the scope that is required.
Under the guise of "education reform" and giving "parents' choice" public education has been deemed a "failure."
Stepping into a classroom for the first time can be a very daunting experience for a first year teacher. They've spent countless hours studying theory, observing veteran teachers and then putting their skills into practice under the watchful eye of a seasoned professional as a safety net
What should be surprising is not that a case must be made for philosophy in America's high schools, but that philosophy hasn't already become an integral part of its schools long ago.
Ten years have passed since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, and as we commemorate that fateful August day and its aftermath, we should also remember to celebrate one of the most remarkable stories of New Orleans' recovery--its students.
Ten years after Katrina, many claim the changes to New Orleans education are a resounding victory. But at what costs? The disadvantaged schools have achieved these score increases by creating an education force led by advantaged, white outsiders, And I was one of them.
In other countries an education may mean the difference between an undesirable job and something better; in Ethiopia it could mean the difference between life and death.