Topic: Council of the Great City Schools
A NAEP study of academic achievement in big cities showed only modest gains compared with 2011, but the picture has improved significantly during the past decade.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) National Report Card shows clear and positive trend lines for big-city schools, though the progress has been slow.
12/07/2011 09:15 am
Some 150 schools districts sent officials, school board members, and teachers union reps to Denver this week to hear how collaboration can improve student achievement and boost education reform. Can history of acrimony be overcome?
02/16/2011 05:44 pm
Senators approved $10 billion in funding Thursday that will keep 140,000 teachers' jobs. The House, which is being called back from August recess by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is expected to approve the funding next week.
08/05/2010 06:07 pm
Should they launch new programs to help kids or try to save jobs threatened by tough economic times?
03/17/2009 01:00 am
Assessment test shows gains for eighth- and 12th graders overall. But race and gender gaps persist.
04/04/2008 01:00 am