In Perspective

The state is a national leader in trying to ensure that students are ready for postsecondary study.
September 23, 2009 – Education Week
Long criticized for the short duration of its training, Teach for America invests heavily in the professional growth of its teachers.
September 16, 2009 – Education Week
Some school systems are bucking the trend by expanding access to online resources, including social-networking sites.
September 2, 2009 – Education Week
The Stockton, Calif., district gets serious about lowering—and verifying—its dropout rate.
August 26, 2009 – Education Week
Robert C. Bobb was appointed by the state to try to close a huge budget deficit that is the legacy of declining enrollment and management problems.
August 12, 2009 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
States jockey for position as the U.S. Education Department readies billions of dollars in ‘Race to the Top’ awards—the stimulus program’s grand prize.
July 15, 2009 – Education Week
The pilot project includes a menu of options for students who have struggled in traditional settings.
June 17, 2009 – Education Week
Long before it was on the national agenda, data was the name of the game in Western Heights, Okla.
June 10, 2009 – Education Week
The state law that changed the governance of the system is sunsetting next month, setting off intense scrutiny of the system over the past seven years.
May 20, 2009 – Education Week
In Detroit, a curriculum requires elementary pupils to do the work actual scientists do.
May 13, 2009 – Education Week


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