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Underperforming Schools

10 More Memphis Schools To Be Taken Over By Charters, State

Commercial Appeal | Jane Roberts | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

Ten more Memphis City Schools will be run by charters or the state through the Achievement School District next fall. Staff at schools in Frayser, No...

When the Community Works Together, Our Schools Prosper

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 11.24.2012 | San Francisco
Rhiana Maidenberg

By aligning the interests of each individual school with each other and fostering a collective, citywide spirit, edMatch is helping build one more plank on the bridge to equality.

Can Handpicked Teachers Turn Around An Underperforming School?

| Sara Neufeld | Posted 09.10.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. NEWARK, N.J. — It was a fight to the finish, but Erskine Glover can honestly say he’s ...

Major Test Prep Company Fraudulently Claimed Millions In Federal Tutoring Funds

Posted 05.02.2012 | Education

Federal prosecutors say The Princeton Review, a leading test-preparation company, fraudulently claimed "millions of dollars" of federal money for tuto...

Vulnerable Children, Underperforming Schools: The Need for Cross-Agency Collaboration

Cheryl Smithgall, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Education
Cheryl Smithgall, Ph.D.

We need strong collaborations across the child welfare and education systems, we need to reconsider the roles of these systems in working with vulnerable students, and we need policies and funding that support these collaborative efforts.

Tensions High As LAUSD Decides Fate Of Underperforming Schools

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Protesters gathered outside Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters Tuesday afternoon as its board of directors pondered recommendations to a...