Budget & Finance How COVID-19 Will Make Fixing America's Worst-Performing Schools Even Harder
COVID-19's fallout has shaken how states spend billions in federal aid to fix poor-performing schools serving the most-vulnerable students.
School & District Management Total Dysfunction in Providence, R.I., Schools? Here's Some Context You Need to Know
A report outlines a horrifically low level of achievement in the district—and most of the contributing factors were open secrets.
School & District Management From School Safety to Trauma, Principals Tackle Tough Subjects at Conference
School leaders will also learn strategies to hire and keep the best teachers as well as how to use technology to connect with their students, staff, and community during the annual gathering of middle and elementary school principals.
Education Memphis' Turnaround Chief Tapped to Lead Statewide Improvement Effort
Sharon Griffin will oversee Tennessee's state turnaround effort under its Achievement School District, which has been plagued by charter school pullouts, layoffs and leadership changes.
Federal Trump Education Dept. Advises States on Leftover School Turnaround Money
States can spend their left-over School Improvement Grant money under rules outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act, the department says.
Education Georgia's State Board Picks School Turnaround Officer
Georgia's state politicians and local education officials have been at odds for several years over how to handle chronically low-performing schools.
Federal DeVos Team Clarifies Rules for Evidence in ESSA School Turnaround Plans
The U.S. Department of Education has laid out final regulations for how states and districts must link school turnaround strategies to research evidence.
School & District Management Michigan Delays Decision on Potential Closures or Restructuring of Schools
The schools, most of them in Detroit, face potential closure for appearing in the bottom 5 percent of all the state's schools over a three-year period.
School & District Management Leader To Learn From A Passion for Saving Schools on the Brink
Sharon Griffin, the chief of schools in Tennessee’s Shelby County Schools, has led an urgent effort to turn around the academic performance of more than 20 low-performing schools in Memphis. She is recognized as a 2017 Leader To Learn From.
School & District Management Turnarounds Can Be Effective When Used With Other Strategies, Report Finds
A new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education offers the first comprehensive assessment on state turnarounds before the full implementation of President Barack Obama's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).