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.
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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.
Rochester City School District Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams (TBA 2014-2015) leads an overhaul of RCSD’s special education program to benefit students.
IDEA Public Schools founder Tom Torkelson (TBA 2015-2016) shares how IDEA outperforms schools at the state and national levels.
A program for coaching and supporting principals introduced by Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans (TBA 2003) shows results.
Superintendent William Hite (TBA 2005) of The School District of Philadelphia announces a new high school where students earn college credit before graduation.
Under the leadership of superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams (TBA 2014-2016), Rochester City School District is implementing practices to fundamentally shift the way adults think about and support the children they educate and supervise.
Broad Center alumni Jeremy Chiappetta (TBR 2004-2006, TBA 2017) and Mike DeMatteo (TBR 2012-2014) lead a virtual tour of Blackstone Valley Prep’s newest campus.
Blackstone Valley Preparatory Academy, led by Executive Director Jeremy Chiappetta (TBR 2004-2006, TBA 2017), provides students more classroom time, improving student outcomes significantly.
Alex Hernandez (TBR 2005-2007) shares what makes for a successful school network and highlights some examples from cities across the country.
Superintendent of the South Carolina Public Charter School District Elliot Smalley (TBR 2009-2011, TBA 2017) discusses the SCPCSD’s initiative to support new charter school leaders and ensure their success in serving students.
This article offers a look at how STRIVE Preparatory Schools, founded by Chris Gibbons (TBA 2012), creates rigorous schools where all students can succeed.
Learn more about how IDEA Schools in Texas, co-founded by Tom Torkelson (TBA 2016), help students in underserved communities compete academically with their wealthier counterparts.