60 Results for 'Districts in Debt'

Aallyah Wright Solutions 2. Tony Young, center, former administrator in Coahoma County and current RISE instructor, helps students navigate math equations using their cell phone calculators during an evening RISE teacher certification cohort class at Coahoma Early College High School in late January.

A major test for would-be teachers will de-emphasize the more difficult math sections

Advocates say the change could help more potential teachers pass, helping schools fill vacancies in communities with shortages

home based childcare

OPINION: Why are schools that predominately serve black and brown students consistently underfunded?

'Closing achievement gaps requires an approach based on the principles of democracy and equity'

STUDENT VOICE: How I learned to count college value over perceived status

A first-gen college student reflects on her personal growth, from Ivy League aspirations to community college appreciation

A girl at recess runs at the Heart Butte School on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northern Montana. Overshadowed by attention to the challenges faced by nonwhite high school graduates in cities, low-income black, Hispanic and native American students in rural areas are equally unlikely to go on to college.

OPINION: Culture-based education — a path to healing for Native youth?

Reframing learning objectives and outcomes in the geographical, historical and local context of indigenous groups

poverty in schools

A school administrator tries to shame poverty away

The pervasiveness of poverty in schools demands real solutions

OPINION: Online homework tools trade ‘busy work’ for feedback to help end inequities in schools

Technology that levels the playing field by keeping every student on track

Students need a boost in wealth more than a boost in SAT scores

The College Board creates an adversity score to acknowledge that wealth and race matter

OPINION: Three ways to help more underrepresented students graduate from college

A trio of solutions that work together as one

Third consecutive year in school spending increases marked a “full recovery” from the recession

California drove national spending increases in education while New Jersey retreated from earlier efforts to give extra money to low-income schools

OPINION: Personalized learning wasn’t invented by Silicon Valley

Why the approach is sometimes misinterpreted as a step toward replacing teachers with technology