What young people often need in times of disaster, explains KIPP Houston superintendent Sehba Ali (TBA 2015-2017), is the structure, safety and nurturing that being at school provides.
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As GO Public Schools Executive Director Ash Solar (TBR 2009-2011) explains, Oakland’s public charter schools and traditional schools need to begin working together to better serve the city’s students.
As chief operating officer of Mastery Public Charter Schools, Joseph Ferguson (TBR 2004-2006) describes the energy generated by a new school facility opening in Camden, New Jersey.
Antwan Wilson (TBA 2012-2014), chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, offers his take on unprecedented gains made by the students in his district, outpacing the city’s charter school sector for the first time.
In an op-ed, Deborah Gist (TBA 2008), superintendent of Tulsa Public Schools, outlines her priorities for the new school year.
Chris Cerf (TBA 2004), superintendent of Newark Public Schools, describes the research behind and efforts made in the districts “Rising Second Grade” program.
Denver superintendent Tom Boasberg (TBA 2009) responds to the release of state assessment results for Denver students in reading and mathematics.
Superintendent Vincent Matthews (TBA 2006) of San Francisco Unified School District joins a growing list of California superintendents who attended and worked in the schools they now lead.
Matt Niksch (TBR 2009-2011), chief college officer of Noble Network of Charter Schools in Chicago, discusses the need to ensure all students graduate from high school ready for college.
Ron Steiger (TBR 2005-2007), chief financial officer of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, discusses how a 2003 change to the Florida state school funding model has cost the district more than $1 billion.
In this blog on EdSurge, Rupa Gupta (TBR 2012-2014) shares her experiences and lessons learned from supporting schools in their transition to personalized learning approaches.
To reduce bias in determining aptitudes and abilities of some students, Superintendent William Hite (TBA 2005) introduces a new method of identifying gifted students in The School District of Philadelphia.
Detroit superintendent Nikolai Vitti (TBA 2016-2017) announces a new program to help attract teachers to the city’s public schools: the opportunity to buy a house at a 50 percent discount.
Under the direction of Associate Superintendent of Student Assignment and School Choice Akeshia Craven-Howell (TBR 2006-2008), the first phase of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ plan to expand student diversity in the district’s magnet schools is deemed a success.
Summit Public Schools, led by Diane Tavenner (TBA 2014-2016), is pioneering a personalized learning residency to train new teachers.