In Perspective

Pat Forgione had no experience running a school district before he arrived in Austin, Texas. As he prepares to depart 10 years later, he earns high marks from a once-skeptical city.
April 29, 2009 – Education Week
After decades of trying to get common content in schools, the land Down Under appears to be on the verge of succeeding.
April 22, 2009 – Education Week
In South Korea, families spend about 10 percent of their incomes on private tutoring and other academic services.
April 22, 2009 – Education Week
Revamped content and teacher training has led to higher student scores on international exams.
April 22, 2009 – Education Week
Experts say digital games can help students grasp difficult concepts, but warn against seeing them as 'silver bullet' solutions.
April 8, 2009 – Education Week
TAP, which is likely to expand with federal stimulus funds, emphasizes building a collaborative workplace culture to improve instruction.
April 1, 2009 – Education Week
Federal law requires schools to develop plans to help students with disabilities move into college or the workplace.
March 18, 2009 – Education Week
With an eye on key statistics, educators work to keep students on a path to graduation.
March 11, 2009 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
A nationwide grant program sponsors high school teams to build scientific and technological devices of their own creation.
March 4, 2009 – Education Week
A group of Texas charters aims to expand the ranks of disadvantaged students who graduate, not just from high school, but college as well.
February 25, 2009 – Education Week


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