In Perspective

Teachers are introducing algebra concepts to pupils in the early grades by tapping their intuitive math skills.
February 11, 2009 – Education Week
At Roxbury Preparatory Charter School, the faculty helps disadvantaged students gain admission to top high schools and continue on to college.
February 4, 2009 – Education Week
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The instructional framework is more commonly used with younger students, but shows promise in secondary school, educators say.
January 28, 2009 – Education Week
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Two foundations support efforts to improve the public schools in the Windy City.
January 21, 2009 – Education Week
Giving schools access to classroom materials and supplying them with seasoned teachers are core elements of the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
Alabama was the first state to require students to take four credits in each subject to graduate, and schools are responding in different ways.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
A visit to the campus of a newly built research center in Huntsville, Ala., offers a glimpse of the state’s economic heritage and, quite possibly, its economic future.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
No iPods. No cellphones. No MySpace or Facebook. And always a sergeant around to keep things in check. No wonder the Army Preparatory School is working.
December 10, 2008 – Education Week
A Texas border district sees teacher training and data-based instruction as paths to learning gains—and the $1 million Broad award adds validation.
December 3, 2008 – Education Week
Computer-adaptive testing addresses individual student needs, but cost and logistical challenges persist.
November 19, 2008 – Education Week


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