Tag: public education
August 21, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 21st, 2013Local News The News Journal State using $1.5 million in grants to seed school projects The state Department of Education is handing 14 grants worth almost $1.5 million to schools and districts in the first year of a competitive effort, officials announced Tuesday. The money will pay for programs ranging from interventions for struggling students...
August 9, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 9th, 2013Local News WHYY Maybe the schools shouldn't open An opinion by Dave Davies It's gotten crazy. Year after year, the Philadelphia school system approaches the abyss and appeals to everyone for help. And city taxpayers, seeing no one else coming, step in to save the day. Year after year, the district loses students and revenue to charter schools...