News tagged with school districts

Help wanted: Principals who love change

Training principals for new roles is key to U.S. Department of Education school reforms, according to a new report by SMU researchers. But insufficient training and support for principals to meet the new expectations is leading ...

Jul 17, 2014
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Company aims to transform reading instruction

Just as students receive report cards at the end of each school year, so too does the United States – and the country's most recent report card paints a bleak picture of the current state of reading instruction. According ...

Jun 16, 2014
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Gates-funded student data group to shut down

The head of a student data processing organization says it will shut down in the coming months following criticism that led to the recent loss of its last active client—New York state.

Apr 21, 2014
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Bilingual education has spillover effect

Bilingual education programs have a substantial spillover effect on the students they're not designed for, according to a groundbreaking study co-authored by a Michigan State University scholar.

Sep 10, 2013
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