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.
Georgia taxpayers should gain new insight into the schools they fund as 2013-14 annual scorecards appear in May.
Good education numbers translate into promising intellectual capital, increased capacity for high dollar industry, and expanded opportunity for all.