In response to feedback from a member of management at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to recent column I will cover a small piece of the 2014 Leaders & Laggards report issued by the U.S. Chamber on K-12 education.
Hard-working students in Georgia may leave high school with HOPE dollars and find a way to affordable two-year college programs of study with a high degree of transferability to four-year completion. The possibilities in 2014 are more than endless; they are wide open.
Late testing may boost the annual scorecard of an individual school, but it leaves many students in the lurch – the result of bad education practice and doing what’s best for schools, not students.
It’s tedious but worth it – quality academic advisement. It takes a lot of time and even more listening.
What’s so great about dual enrollment students? A lot.
As students head back to school, Rockdale Career Academy ratchets up workforce development with a new partnership aimed at graduating firefighters eligible for local employment.
School system leaders, many reminiscent of drones for the state, foreshadow impending doom and dramatic testing changes going forward.
The Christian Science Monitor released good news on America’s schools last week, but do early literacy and numeracy truths belie expert predictions?
Paying close attention to official facts, accuracy of data and truth in reporting are important. Releasing fabricated school scorecard data paints a picture of school performance and improvement that isn’t always easy to erase.
Report cards are out and PR machines are in full spin mode.