The adoption of Common Core Standards for public schools in 48 states means students in Hawaii and Miami will be studying the same things.
Overwhelming evidence supports the notion that with sufficient funding, school districts can improve all students’ achievement.
The air was electric inside the gymnasium at the Meredith School as the children gathered to watch the Neumann-Goretti and College All-Star basketball players strut their stuff on the court.
When the nation’s first public schools were established, their purpose was to teach basic reading and some writing and arithmetic skills. My how times have changed.
Chris talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about President Obama’s accomplishment in his first term and to Todd Zolecki about his book, The Rotation, about the Phillies pitching staff from last season. He also debates the merits of corporal punishment in schools and the reception Vice President Joe Biden received at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Pittsburgh.
“Fox Rok has worked with the various schools for over 50 years where we’ve used their gyms and that’s the way we’ve always worked,” said Joe Grant.
The Center for Public Education has examined the claim that children in India and China spend 25 to 30 percent longer in school than American kids. Turns out — it’s not true.
The first of a series of planned community meetings took place Saturday in Roxborough on the Philadelphia’s School District’s plan to close nine schools and reconfigure dozens of others.
Many people now take school “catchment” zones into consideration when looking to buy a family home.
With the growth of charter schools, questions about student achievement have increased and the answers may surprise you.
Concerned with our students’ academic performance, 5 Washington lawmakers introduced the Time for Innovation Matters in Education, the TIME Act, to accelerate school improvement.
Word of a cheating scandal in Atlanta schools got Pennsylvania state rep Michael McGeehan thinking: what ever happened to a similar case in Philadelphia?
It has happened several times this school year already — Philadelphia Public Schools are closed — while their counterparts in the suburbs are open on a two hour delay.
A report released by the Century Foundation, “Housing Policy is School Policy” reinforces the long held belief that where a student lives plays a significant role in academic performance.