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Publishers' claims that their textbooks are aligned with the common core are largely exaggerated, say two researchers, in extensive reviews of the texts.
The Evergreen State's struggle to craft a teacher-evaluation system that passes federal muster shows the challenge faced by many states that have received NCLB waivers from the Obama administration.
In Clarksdale, a superintendent's recipe for improving schools includes themed magnet schools, tougher academics, citywide school choice, and a big infusion of grant money.
After a long career in the hospitality industry, Bertrand Weber has developed the recipe for creating cachet around school lunches and making them healthier for students.
When budget cuts forced her district to cut back on librarians' schedules, Julie A. Bowline re-deployed her librarians as digital literacy teachers.
With innovations like the Gap App Challenge and the Music Education Hackathon, Steven Hodas wants to bridge "the moat" between schools and technology entrepreneurs.
Aaron Grossman steered Washoe County's efforts to implement curriculum standards by eschewing commercial interpretations of the standards and enlisting teachers to figure out what works for them.
For many families in Cleveland, the Parent University College Tours organized by Tracy Hill, are their first introduction to a college campus.
Teacher 'externships,' a STEM academy, and an emphasis on solving real-world problems form the backbone of a comprehensive STEM initiative in the Clarksville- Montgomery County school system.
Facing dropping student enrollments, a superintendent and a teachers' union leader collaborated to open up more preschool seats and keep their struggling district viable.
Under Gail Pletnick's leadership, students in Dysart's schools are learning at their own pace, only moving on when they've fully grasped concepts.
After seeing his district through a raging wildfire, Nicholas Gledich asked his staff to offer their battle-tested wisdom to another district threatened by wildfire.
Geography is no barrier for students in the Lower Kuskokwim district who can take classes in digital photography and robotics via technology.
The Florida K-12 district was at odds with its 95 charter schools before Robert Runcie came along with an agenda for change and collaboration.
By marshaling research evidence, finding outside partners, and nailing grants, Dennis Creedon has kept a robust arts program alive in his financially strapped school system.