In the News

In the News

In the News

Bilingual education to return to Massachusetts

Nov 22, 2017

Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Tommy Chang (TBA 2014-2015) makes the case for bilingual education.

Parents as Partners: Newark Public Schools hosts citywide parent conference

Nov 22, 2017

F. Nana Ofosu-Amaah (TBR 2009-2011) and Chris Cerf (TBA 2004) explain how Newark Public Schools works to connect parents and caregivers to their child’s educational process.

San Francisco’s new superintendent pushes expansive plan to boost Black student achievement

Nov 21, 2017

Vincent Matthews (TBA 2006), superintendent of San Francisco Unified School District, unveiled a detailed, expansive plan to boost outcomes of Black students and help them feel a sense of safety and belonging in the city’s schools.

Camden superintendent is schools’ best leader in decades

Nov 18, 2017

A local resident makes the case that Camden City School District Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard (TBA 2015-2016) is the district’s best superintendent in the past 20 years.

Xavier, Loyola, education nonprofits get $13M from U.S. Dept. of Education to train teachers

Nov 13, 2017

As former superintendent of the Louisiana Recovery School District, Patrick Dobard (TBA 2013-2014) may know better than anyone about the need for strong teacher supports in New Orleans. Now CEO of New Schools for New Orleans, Patrick shares his thoughts about the importance of a new federal grant to provide those supports.

At Denver Public Schools, we must be accountable for every child

Nov 13, 2017

In an opinion piece, Superintendent Tom Boasberg (TBA 2009) explains Denver Public Schools’ recent results and how the data from the school performance framework informs efforts to ensure every child succeeds.

RCSD superintendent’s path could be the way out

Nov 11, 2017

This editorial makes the case for the strategic approach to improving Rochester City School District by Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams (TBA 2014-2015).

Valero Energy awards $8.4 million to SAISD

Nov 10, 2017

Superintendent Pedro Martinez’s (TBA 2009) vision for San Antonio Independent School District to increase the number of graduates enrolling in and completing college has been inspired by similar work at Broad Residency partner KIPP San Antonio.

NLU’s Pathways program key to record jump in the college’s applicants

Nov 8, 2017

Aarti Dhupelia (TBR 2007-2009) tells the Chicago Sun-Times about how National Louis University’s Pathways program is helping play a bigger role in the college completion challenge for Chicagoland’s low-income, urban students.

Two NW Louisiana districts earn “A” in school rankings

Nov 7, 2017

Under the leadership of Superintendent Cade Brumley (TBA 2016-2017), DeSoto Parish Public Schools has maintained its ‘A’ rating for a second year and improved in the state rankings from 45th to 9th.

Give Camden’s ‘Dreamers’ a chance to succeed

Nov 7, 2017

Camden City School District superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard (TBA 2015-2016) co-authors an opinion piece calling on the state’s congressional delegation to act on behalf of the city’s recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Many Detroit school leaders have never worked in a high-performing school.

Oct 26, 2017

Jack Elsey (TBR 2010-2012), executive director of Detroit Children’s Fund, describes a new $1.3 million program to develop school leadership teams in the city.

Líderes demócratas confían votar el “Dream Act” antes de Navidad

Oct 25, 2017

In an article about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, The Broad Center’s executive director, Becca Bracy Knight, tells La Opinión that it is time for Congress to stop playing political games and do the right thing for our Dreamers and our country.

CMS growth flattens. One group is saving the school system from shrinking.

Oct 24, 2017

Assistant superintendent Akeshia Craven-Howell (TBR 2006-2008) explains how Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is taking specific steps to engage the city’s Hispanic community to help them understand the range of specialized magnet-school options that are available to them in the district.

K-12 leaders urge Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation risks

Oct 24, 2017

Fifty-five school system leaders who are all members of The Broad Center network, including Alisha T. Morgan (TBA 2014-2015) and Robert Avossa (TBA 2011), signed a letter to Congress urging them to take swift action to provide comprehensive, permanent stability for young people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status.