In her second annual address on the state of D.C. Public Schools, Chancellor Kaya Henderson said Tuesday night that the District’s public schools are on track to accelerate progress that has been underway in recent years.Read full article >>
Students of color make up two-thirds of Montgomery County’s public school enrollment, but most educators in the county’s schools are white, and the district does not track whether they speak Spanish or other languages, according to a county report released Tuesday.Read full article >>
Three public schools and two private schools in the Washington area have been selected as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.
Cashell Elementary School in Montgomery County, Haycock Elementary School in Fairfax County and Robert Goddard French Immersion Elementary/Middle School in Prince George’s County were among 287 public schools and 50 private schools across the country that received the honor for exemplary performance.Read full article >>
A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau said that 74 percent of all people who hold bachelor’s degrees in the four STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — don’t have jobs in what are considered to be STEM occupations. So with a big national push to get young people to move into STEMS jobs, the question is: What is a STEM occupation?Read full article >>