The New Bedford School Committee voted Monday to authorize the school district to develop redesign plans for the middle schools. One option, but not the only option the schools will look at, is an “innovation zone” with a special governing
Check out the first release from CRPE’s initiative Linking State and Local School Improvement titled Measures of Last Resort: Assessing Strategies for State-Initiated Turnarounds which profiles the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership.
Here at Empower Schools we are all about empowering schools. That’s why we are watching (and cheering on) Clark County, NV as it embarks on an ambitious project to reorganize itself into a district of empowered schools.
Chris Gabrieli sits down with Boston’s NPR News Station to discuss the Third Way in Education, a set of practices that are emerging in districts like Springfield, Lawrence, Boston, Denver, CO and more.
Founding Executive Director Quality Teachers, Quality Schools: There is no greater driver of a school’s success – not curriculum, not technology, not even building leadership – than the caliber of the school’s teachers. Quality schools begin and end with quality
Executive Director The Opportunity to Lead a Groundbreaking, National Proof Point in the Making, New System of Schools Bridging Age-Old Divisions with a New System of Schools: There has never been a time in our nation’s history where more resources,
New York Times – “Nothing has defined and even driven the fractious national debate over education quite like this city and the transformation of its school system in the decade since Hurricane Katrina. Reformers say its successes as an almost all-charter,
Mass Live – Alejandra Rivera, 12, plans to be the president of the United States one day. “Or maybe a judge,” said the sixth grader at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Springfield. Recently Alejandra’s mother, Jacqueline Rosario, joined several other
Since 1636, Massachusetts has been known for its district public schools- the “first way”. Since 1993, Massachusetts’ charter schools have led the nation in pioneering a “second way”. It is time to recognize a Third Way – an emerging set
Chalkbeat – Four Denver public schools will enjoy unprecedented autonomy next year after the school board Thursday unanimously approved a new “innovation zone.” Ashley Elementary School, Cole Arts & Science Academy, Denver Green School and Creativity Challenge Community will be part