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.
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?
Should they launch new programs to help kids or try to save jobs threatened by tough economic times?
Assessment test shows gains for eighth- and 12th graders overall. But race and gender gaps persist.