In the News

In the News

In the News

RCSD lays out special education fix

Jul 13, 2017

Rochester City School District Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams (TBA 2014-2015) leads an overhaul of RCSD’s special education program to benefit students.

IDEA’s math and reading achievements among the best nationally

Jul 12, 2017

IDEA Public Schools founder Tom Torkelson (TBA 2015-2016) shares how IDEA outperforms schools at the state and national levels.

Editorial: New OPS approach with principals paying off

Jul 11, 2017

A program for coaching and supporting principals introduced by Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans (TBA 2003) shows results.

CCP, district team up for school that offers associates degrees

Jul 11, 2017

Superintendent William Hite (TBA 2005) of The School District of Philadelphia announces a new high school where students earn college credit before graduation.

Everyday trauma reshapes Rochester schools’ approach to teaching and supervision

Jul 6, 2017

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.

Students take virtual look at new BVP Mayoral Academy High School

Jul 4, 2017

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.

RI’s Blackstone Valley Prep gets high marks in Stanford University study

Jun 21, 2017

Blackstone Valley Preparatory Academy, led by Executive Director Jeremy Chiappetta (TBR 2004-2006, TBA 2017), provides students more classroom time, improving student outcomes significantly.

Scaling personalized learning: Alex Hernandez on creating a shared vision

Jun 13, 2017

Alex Hernandez (TBR 2005-2007) shares what makes for a successful school network and highlights some examples from cities across the country.

Public Charter School District board approves incubator for new charter schools in South Carolina

Jun 9, 2017

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.

Inside one Denver charter school operator’s push to serve all students

May 30, 2017

This article offers a look at how STRIVE Preparatory Schools, founded by Chris Gibbons (TBA 2012), creates rigorous schools where all students can succeed.

Downtrodden parts of Texas lead nation in challenging high school students

May 26, 2017

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.

OPS continues to move full speed ahead

May 21, 2017

Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans (TBA 2003) shares the challenges and successes within OPS.

As immigrant school leaders, we know that no immigrant student should have to live in fear

May 21, 2017

Superintendents Robert Avossa (TBA 2011) and Tommy Chang (TBA 2015) share how their experiences growing up as immigrants shape their work.

I know the fears of immigrants in the schools I oversee. I was undocumented myself.

May 8, 2017

District of Columbia Superintendent Hanseul Kang (TBR 2012-2014) shares her powerful experience of discovering she was an undocumented immigrant at the age of 16.

Pathways to closing the achievement gap: Boston superintendent Tommy Chang shares innovations

May 2, 2017

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang (TBA 2015) discusses the future of education and how his district is preparing students for it.