Early College Schools Show PromiseIn the early college school model, students can earn up to two years college credit or an associate’s degree in partnership with nearby colleges and universities. Data demonstrates it's working.
New Program Aims To Train Educators Into PrincipalsA coalition of public, charter and Catholic schools is launching a program to train prospective principals.
Gates Foundation Donates $2.5M To Help Improve Philadelphia's SchoolsThe effort among Philadelphia's district, charter, and archdiocesan schools known as the "Great Schools Compact" has received a $2.5-million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Philadelphia School District Eyes Gates Foundation GrantThe Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is holding a grant competition that promotes collaborations between school district and charter schools. On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter is expected to announce that the Foundation has accepted Philadelphia's application for the competition.
Grading The Teachers
Pouring Five Billion Dollars Into EducationWhile Bill Gates' philanthropic efforts support a core curriculum and he wants to make certain that multiplication in Alabama is the same as in New York, his major concern is effective teaching.