Washington DC Schools
Cities are spending millions of dollars on early education for their neediest children; but in many places, those kids are not showing up.
Teachers in the DC district’s new Family Engagement Partnership visit students’ homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.
Some educators in low-income areas are trying to improve children’s prospects by teaching their mothers right along side them. It’s working.
The Houston public schools are the first in the country to test whether strategies proven successful in high-performing urban charter schools can help raise achievement in traditional schools.
Education Week reports on the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Washington, DC, part of national ACE, which exposes high school students to STEM areas — science, technology, engineering and math.