Pennsylvania

Arlene C. Ackerman is pushing a teacher-effectiveness agenda in a city known for a traditional union contract.
September 2, 2009 – Education Week
August 26, 2009 – Education Week
A forum run by the University of Pittsburgh helps teachers prepare lessons on the controversial and confusing topic of evolution.
August 12, 2009 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Some lawmakers are pushing to block development of high school tests or curriculum without legislative approval.
June 19, 2009 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
The high school dropout problem is getting better in some big cities where it’s most severe, a new study finds.
April 29, 2009 – Education Week
New research finds that students in district-run schools posted larger gains than those in city schools run by private managers.
April 22, 2009 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
High-performing buildings would receive more autonomy.
March 4, 2009 – Education Week

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