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A national network of after-school tutoring centers that brings a focus on creative writing is reaching a growing number of urban youths.
International testing data shows high percentages of American students are in classes where teachers report that sleepiness gets in the way of instruction "some" or a "lot" of the time.
Many states are moving to delay or alter test-based accountability for schools and teachers, as tests associated with the Common Core State Standards head for debut nationwide.
Such conversions are rare, but a number of schools have made the switch in recent years. A study this spring found enrollment grew dramatically following the change
Flush with new state money for 45,000 preschool spots in public schools and community-based centers, New York City is pushing to make sure families know all their options.
California school districts would see their share of teacher-pension costs more than double to nearly 20 percent under a proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown.
The situation is raising a tangled web of questions about state educational databases, federal student-privacy laws, and common-core standards.
The city district's attempt to promote new school models and spread promising new practices is at risk of being overwhelmed by a massive funding shortfall.
School superintendents give diverging views on the common core, teacher evaluations, and educational technology in the latest of a series of polls.
Faced with the possibility of being laid off this summer, the teacher plans to leave the district for an education-outreach job with a university robotics lab.
A $1.5 million grant gave a Philadelphia principal considerable freedom to reshape her elementary school's instructional model, staff, and school day.
A new district staffer helps spread innovative ideas among school leaders and central office staff eager to try new approaches.
With an assist from Science Leadership Academy, teachers are bringing an inquiry-based, 1-to-1 computing initiative to a Phila. neighborhood high schools.
Funding is needed to balance investments in new models with support for promising work in existing schools, says non-profit head.