Here is some great advice from my 6th and 7th grade students.
Lawrence is seen as a model, both for academic results and the inclusive and pragmatic way it got beyond ideology to get traditional public schools, charters, nonprofits, and families to work together.
One of the most effective ways to ensure that students succeed? Give them mentors.
Greeley, Colo., offers a lens into how wide the digital divide in the US has become, how much it is contributing to a two-tiered society, and, perhaps most important, whether it can be bridged.
Sure, a degree from Harvard or Stanford can change a low-income student's future. But consider the twist in this story by Josh Kenworthy: It turns out that public education, done right, is actually better at hoisting low-income kids into high-paying jobs. – Yvonne Zipp, EqualEd Editor
Ninety-three percent of AIME’s 12th-grade Aboriginal students graduated from high school, exceeding Australia's overall graduation rate.
A number of schools and states have taken fresh steps to test for lead in water at schools. But parental pressure is still crucial to further action.
All students whose families make less than $125,000 a year would be eligible to attend New York state colleges for free. It suggests that a time of state experimentation might be ahead.