Timing Rewards As IncentivesEveryone knows incentives are motivating for students - gold stars and attendance certificates. Cash always sounds best, but what works best?
Exercise May Help Kids LearnAccording to the American Academy of Pediatrics, regular exercise can have a direct effect on a child's success in school, academically.
Relating Zip Codes To AchievementA 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.
Baltimore Teachers' Contract Breaks New GroundBaltimore teachers have signed a contract that breaks new ground because it scraps the old model of 'step' increases based solely on years of experience and education and links pay in part to students’ performance.