Rise & Shine: Five things to know about the latest brouhaha over TNReady
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:27:16 +0000
EXPLAINER  Here are five things to know in the wake of last week’s revelation that nearly 10,000 TNReady tests were scored incorrectly. Chalkbeat TNREADY FALLOUT  A Memphis teachers union calls on Tennessee to invalidate test scores statewide and to issue a moratorium in using the results to hold teachers and schools accountable. Chalkbeat House Speaker Beth […]
Independent charter schools look to raise their profile, apart from networks and Betsy DeVos
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:10:07 +0000
At a symposium last week number of independent charter school leaders agreed to launch a new national organization.
Rise & Shine: By raising money for schools in need, this Gary teacher is showing his students service matters
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:00:43 +0000
6 things you need to know about Indiana education STICK WITH IT: Keeping the same teachers in the classroom can make all the difference, said a Wayne Township principal whose students made gains on ISTEP. Read more about their progress this year from Chalkbeat. NEW RESEARCH: Newark schools have seen major shifts since an influx […]
Rise & Shine: How can NYC's high school admissions system be improved?
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:57:35 +0000
DRINKS AND DEBATE At a Chalkbeat event last week, we asked experts — and readers — how the high school admissions process could be more equitable. Read what they told us, and share ideas of your own. Chalkbeat COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited a Manhattan high school Thursday to tout a college access program that helps […]
Five things to know about the latest brouhaha over Tennessee’s TNReady test
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:00:42 +0000
The revelation that nearly 10,000 Tennessee high school tests were scored incorrectly unleashes a new round of complaints about the standardized test.
‘This levels the playing field’: How New York City is trying to get more high school students to apply to college
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:00:32 +0000
“More students are saying I want to go to college."
What would an equitable high school choice process look like? Chalkbeat readers weigh in.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:00:02 +0000
We want to follow up on some of your questions about high school admissions and how to make the process more fair.
We asked six Colorado school board members what they want from the state’s next governor. Here’s what they said.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:27:38 +0000
Issues ranged from the state's teacher shortage to vocational training for high school students.
Why this high school counselor asks students, ‘What do you wish your parents knew?'
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:11:50 +0000
A Colorado high school counselor talks about what students wish their parents knew and why peer mentoring is better than a social-emotional curriculum taught by adults.
This Wayne Township school made big gains on ISTEP, and its principal said teachers sticking around was key.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:25:24 +0000
The school made some of the largest gains of any township school on last year’s ISTEP test.