If you work in education, it's easy to talk about schools in absolutes and focus on qualities that can be compared. Deciding where your own kid spends half their waking hours? Not so easy.
When working to improve classrooms and schools, it's easy to forget how much we can learn from kids themselves. We asked a fourth-grader about his school experience, and what he would do to make it better.
Building literacy skills through content knowledge—reading, writing, and speaking while learning about particular topics—isn’t the norm in most classrooms. A new campaign aims to change that.
In one Boston classroom, a combination of language supports, visuals, and hands-on experiments makes science exciting and accessible for English language learners.
During Cami Anderson's tenure as superintendent of Newark Public Schools, the district overhauled it's compensation system and retained 95 percent of their top teachers. How did they do it?