Here are several paragraphs from an April 8 article, “When the World Went Pop.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Carol Burris is the award-winning principal of South Side High School in the Rockville Centre School District in New York. Before she took that position in 2000, she taught at the middle and high school levels and earned a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her dissertation, which studied her district’s detracking reform in math, received the 2003 National Association of Secondary Schools’ Principals Middle Level Dissertation of the Year Award. She was named New York’s 2013 High School Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and was tapped as the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educator by the School Administrators Association of New York State.Read full article >>
J.C. Nalle Elementary School was at risk of closure in 2011 because of low academic performance and flagging enrollment. Two years later, the school had the biggest math test score gains in D.C. Public Schools, with a 27 percent increase in proficiency rates.Read full article >>
Michael Konstalid, a physical therapist for the New York City Education Department, builds custom physical therapy equipment out of things that would otherwise end up in the trash.
The Education Department has fined Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misrepresenting the job placement rates at its Heald College.