The largest association of educators and educational researchers in the world is gathering tomorrow for its annual meeting. Some 15,000 participants are expected to join
Category: educational research
Extended School Year: Boon or Bust? Best for DC?
Ten of DC Public Schools will begin extending the school year with the 2016-17 academic year, District Mayor Muriel Bowser announced February 3. But the
Minneapolis Parts Ways with Lazy Lucy
Two weeks ago, the Education Town Hall reported on the strange career of Lazy Lucy in Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and related issues. (See Lazy
School Competition in NoLa, “Beyond the Wall” in China, and BAT Congress in DC
Is Competition Among Schools Spurring Academic Improvement? The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans (Era) is a research organization dedicated to understanding the post-Katrina school
AppleTree Ready to Sprout Nationally?
In July the Pioneer Institute released a study praising AppleTree Early Learning Centers, based in the District of Columbia, and urging states around the country
“Doing the Right Thing” for Teachers and Students
Over the course of his 38 years as a high school teacher and coach, David Greene has seen a lot of things that work, for