As a country, how can we better inspire our students --
New research by a scholar affiliated with Stanford University
challenges much of the conventional wisdom about the Advanced Placement
(AP) program and how it affects students’ preparedness for
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“I AM NOT a one-size-fits-all leader,” said Karen Garza, newly named FCPS superintendent choice
It’s the moment of truth for Tammy Mason’s last class of the day at Sandusky Middle School.
The student population at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science
and Technology, Fairfax County’s elite magnet school, has seen a
significant demographic shift in the past five years, as Asia
The writer, senior vice president for the think tank Education Sector,
was a member of the Fairfax County School Board from 1991 to 2000 and
chairman of the board from 1996 to 1998.
A decade into the school accountability movement, pockets of
resistance to standardized testing are sprouting up around the country,
with parents and students opting out of the high-stakes test
As superintendent in Lubbock, Tex., Karen Garza joined hundreds of
volunteers in a door-to-door campaign to persuade students who had
dropped out of school to come back to the classroom.