President Obama said last week he wants to rate colleges on value and performance. The Washington Monthly, an independent magazine for policy wonks, released annual rankings Monday that attempt to do just that.Read full article >>
I am convinced that a light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning, have sometimes made a hero of the same man, who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and rainy morning, would have proved a coward.
Thieves broke into the District’s new Dunbar High School and made off with three laptop computers over the weekend, school system officials said Monday.
The offenders broke a window to enter the new $122 million building, dedicated by Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week.Read full article >>
Education and Poverty -- Focus on Students and Schools in Low Income Neighborhoods | Stanford University, Graduate School of Education
Rukayat Muse-Ariyoh, a rising senior at Charles H. Flowers High School, was recently elected to serve as the student member on the Prince George’s County Board of Education.
“I hope to be the voice of the students,” said Muse-Ariyoh, 16, who is a member of the science and technology program at her school.Read full article >>
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has something of an affinity for the phrase "game changer." Just how much is chronicled in this post by Matt Farmer, a Chicago trial lawyer and parent who is a member of the Local School Council at Philip Rogers Elementary School. This appeared on thethirdcity.org website.Read full article >>