For Dr. William Hite, the goals are researched, proven and interconnected, at the top 100 percent college or career readiness.
Two years ago, Florida required 100 of its lowest-performing elementary schools to add an extra hour each day to use the time for reading instruction. The program has produced good results.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett joined Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss his Energy = Jobs campaign, funding for Philadelphia’s public schools, a court ruling that struck down the highly controversial voter identification law, and the progress of an initiative to privatize the commonwealth’s state owned liquor stores.
Pennsylvania public school districts would be required to post “In God We Trust” in every school building under legislation that advanced out of a committee in the state House of Representatives this week.
Citizens Bank CEO Dan FitzPatrick acknowledged that business leaders may not commonly be seen as public school advocates, but he says they should be.
Hundreds of teachers in D.C. will spend weekends and evenings this fall visiting homes of students in 43 schools hoping to improve academic achievement.
Despite being the top spender on education, the US trails other countries on international tests.
By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With large numbers of low income people in urban areas, community schools are on the rise – places that educate children, and have services like teaching English to […]
According to a Temple professor, Philadelphia’s campaign to market Center City public schools only increased the divide between the educational “haves” and “have nots.”
Schools that undertake supportive, compassionate, and solution-oriented discipline methods have seen a 20 to 40 percent drop in suspensions in their first year.
A recent study by the Bush Institute found that states have little or no information on how principals are prepared, licensed, supported and evaluated.
The School Reform Commission has voted to save four public schools from closure in Philadelphia.
The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.
At the long-struggling and poor Savoy Elementary School, teachers are using the excitement and discipline of the arts to improve achievement.
School Boards Association spokesman Frank Belluscio says the districts need to hold classes Nov. 8 and 9 to get to the required 180 for the year.