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Schools Chief Raises Academic Bar for Students in a Mississippi District

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Minneapolis Leader Turns School Cafeterias Into 'Real Kitchens'

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
When budget cuts forced her district to cut back on librarians' schedules, Julie A. Bowline re-deployed her librarians as digital literacy teachers.
Categories: Education News

Ex-'Outsider' Chips Away at School Procurement Process in N.Y.C.

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
With innovations like the Gap App Challenge and the Music Education Hackathon, Steven Hodas wants to bridge "the moat" between schools and technology entrepreneurs.
Categories: Education News

Teachers Lead the Way in Nevada Leader's Common-Core Project

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Cleveland Administrator Launches College Tours for Parents

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
For many families in Cleveland, the Parent University College Tours organized by Tracy Hill, are their first introduction to a college campus.
Categories: Education News

Tenn. Schools Chief Digs Deep for STEM Learning

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

St. Louis Schools Leaders Team Up on Preschool Expansion

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
Facing dropping student enrollments, a superintendent and a teachers' union leader collaborated to open up more preschool seats and keep their struggling district viable.
Categories: Education News

Ariz. Leader Uses Technology to Personalize Learning

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Colo. Superintendent Shares Lessons on Crisis Management

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Alaskan Leader Keeps Rural Students Connected

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
Geography is no barrier for students in the Lower Kuskokwim district who can take classes in digital photography and robotics via technology.
Categories: Education News

Broward Superintendent Focuses on Building Bridges

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Philadelphia Leader Makes the Case for Arts Education

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Schools Chief Raises Academic Bar for Students in a Mississippi District

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Minneapolis Leader Turns School Cafeterias Into 'Real Kitchens'

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
When budget cuts forced her district to cut back on librarians' schedules, Julie A. Bowline re-deployed her librarians as digital literacy teachers.
Categories: Education News

Ex-'Outsider' Chips Away at School Procurement Process in N.Y.C.

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
With innovations like the Gap App Challenge and the Music Education Hackathon, Steven Hodas wants to bridge "the moat" between schools and technology entrepreneurs.
Categories: Education News

Teachers Lead the Way in Nevada Leader's Common-Core Project

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News

Cleveland Administrator Launches College Tours for Parents

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
For many families in Cleveland, the Parent University College Tours organized by Tracy Hill, are their first introduction to a college campus.
Categories: Education News

Tenn. Schools Chief Digs Deep for STEM Learning

Education Week - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
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.
Categories: Education News
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