The Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership and the people involved in its design and initial implementation take center stage in a new paper by Ashley Jochim of The Center on Reinventing Public Education.
In this report leading government management improvement strategist Eric Schnurer takes a look at the context in which the SEZP was conceived and developed, the core principles and strategies that it operates with, and the initial impact it is having on school leaders, teachers, and district leadership.
New Haven Register – “When schools under-perform, experts often are called upon to transform educational outcomes for the students. The Residency Program for School Leadership, a collaborative program between Achievement First and New Haven Public Schools, recently acted as host for three
The Hill – “President Obama on Thursday signed a sweeping rewrite of the controversial No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education law. Obama called the proposal “a Christmas miracle” during a signing ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. “This is an
“Approval of the hybrid test came on an 8-3 vote Tuesday after two years of debate over whether to replace the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test with the PARCC test. PARCC — which stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness
NECN – Public school students in third through eighth grades who took the PARCC exams last spring were less likely to perform well on that test than those who took the traditional MCAS exams, the state education department said Monday in
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