DC School Reform Now is educating, organizing and advocating to build support for public education strategies that prepare kids to become college and career ready.

09/10/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
September 10, 2014

09/10/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
September 10, 2014

09/10/2014

by Rebecca Klein
September 10, 2014

09/09/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
September 9, 2014

A single mother who is sick or dealing with car repairs. A child who’s staying with neighbors because his parent is in jail. A mother who works nights and weekends and takes her child out of school during the week to go shopping and spend time with her.

09/09/2014

by Lyndsey Layton
September 9, 2014  

09/09/2014

by Edna Ishayik
September 9, 2014

09/09/2014

by Jacob Murray & Jackie Jenkins-Scott
September 9, 2014

09/09/2014

by Denisa R. Superville
September 9, 2014

Despite a trove of data on teacher effectiveness that has accumulated from the rollout of teacher-evaluation systems in recent years, many principals are not using that information to guide decisions about hiring, assignments, and professional development, according to the findings in a report scheduled for release this week by Vanderbilt University researchers.

09/08/2014

by Petula Dvorak
September 8, 2014

Avery Gagliano is a commanding young pianist who attacks Chopin with the focused diligence of a master craftsman and the grace of a ballet dancer.

The prodigy, who just turned 13, was one of 12 musicians selected from across the globe to play at a prestigious event in Munich last year and has won competitions and headlined with orchestras nationwide.

09/08/2014

by David Leonhardt
September 8, 2014

Vassar has taken steps to hold down spending on faculty and staff. Amherst and the University of Florida have raised new money specifically to spend on financial aid for low-income students. American University reallocated scholarships from well-off students to needy ones. Grinnell set a floor on the share of every freshman class – 15 percent – whose parents didn’t go to college.

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