An Arlington County principal has resigned following a DUI charge earlier this month.
A letter sent home to Drew Model School families from superintendent Patrick K. Murphy said that school principal Jacqueline Smith was retiring from her job for “personal reasons.”Read full article >>
With another big snowfall this week — marking Montgomery County’s 10th snow day — the question of when the school year will end has turned more complex in Maryland’s largest school district.
The last day of classes had been slated for June 12. But this winter brought nine snow days — far more than the four days the district had planned for in its calendar.Read full article >>
In December, I wrote a post questioning the No. 1 ranking of Shanghai in the most recent Program for International Student Assessment, known as PISA. Shanghai came out with the No. 1 international ranking in the 2012 administration of PISA in math, reading and science, while 15 year olds in the United States performed no better than average of 65 countries and education systems (like usual).Read full article >>