Schools across the country are watching as some New Hampshire schools start relying less on standardized testing and more on performance-based assessments.
Responses to the thousands of Haitians arriving in Tijuana – and staying, after a US policy change – have brought out hospitality: one of many such examples amid a global migrant crisis. But they also illustrate a second phenomenon: how communities perceive certain groups to be more 'worthy' of help and attention.
Run by Bard College and The Care Center in Holyoke, Mass., the free-tuition program takes an education-first approach to ending poverty.
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.