In the News

In the News

In the News

Uncommon Schools CEO Brett Peiser on CNN’s Headline News

May 1, 2017

Brett Peiser (TBFEL), CEO of Uncommon Schools, discusses how Uncommon Schools prepare students for a successful path to college.

Local learning ranks high

Apr 25, 2017

The Broad Academy fellow Mark DiBella (TBA 2018) talks about the “secret sauce” to YES Prep having four of its eight Houston-area schools ranked among the top 20 in Texas by U.S. News and World Report.

School districts update professional development

Apr 25, 2017

Novel teacher training programs in The School District of Palm Beach County, led by Robert Avossa (TBA 2011) are profiled.

New initiative to improve metro Atlanta schools

Apr 18, 2017

Former Fulton County Schools superintendent Ken Zeff (TBR 2003-2005, TBFEL) forms partnerships with local government, schools and community organizations to launch Learn4Life, a program for improving student outcomes.

Podcast: Neerav Kingsland relinquishes

Apr 14, 2017

Neerav Kingsland (TBR 2009-2011) discusses his personal path, career in education and how to use technology to improve student outcomes.

Orange County schools chief honored for efforts to serve Hispanics

Apr 5, 2017

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents names Superintendent Barbara Jenkins (TBA 2006) its Hispanic-serving school superintendent of the year.

Meet the big winners of the Austin Under 40 Awards for 2017

Apr 3, 2017

Executive Director of IDEA Schools Larkin Tackett (TBR 2009-2011) was named to the city of Austin’s 40 Under 40 list for his work in the Youth and Education category.

With much praise, Burbank school board approves contract extension, raise for Supt. Matt Hill

Feb 17, 2017

Superintendent Matt Hill (TBR 2005-2007) earns high marks from the school board of the Burbank Unified School District.

TPS announces series of community conversations about diversity and improving equity

Jan 28, 2017

Broad Academy alumna and Tulsa superintendent Deborah Gist (TBA 2008) announces a series of community conversations about breaking down longstanding racial, social and cultural barriers to student success.

Florida lawmakers seek ways to attract, keep teachers

Jan 25, 2017

Broad Academy alum Robert Avossa (TBA 2011), superintendent of the School District of Palm Beach County, discusses needs for stronger statewide strategies to attract and keep teachers in Florida.

CMS chief Ann Clark says she’ll remain committed to Charlotte and its children

Jan 24, 2017

Set to step down from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendency in June, Broad Academy alumna Ann Clark (TBA 2010) discusses her future plans and lifelong commitment to the Charlotte community.

Colorado education leaders sign petition asking Washington officials to protect undocumented youth

Jan 20, 2017

Broad Academy alum and Denver superintendent Tom Boasberg (TBA 2009) and Broad Residency alumni Savinay Chandrasekhar (TBR 2011-2013) of Minds Matter-Denver and Lauren Trent (TBR 2014-2016) of CareerWise Colorado are among several education leaders in Colorado who are asking federal officials to keep alive the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Philadelphia awarded multi-million, multi-year promise neighborhood grant

Jan 3, 2017

Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia William Hite (TBA 2005) discusses a new $6 million federal Promise Neighborhood grant to support comprehensive education, health, safety and family support services to children and families in the city’s Promise Zone.

Commentary: There is only ‘us’ in public education

Dec 29, 2016

Executive director of IDEA Public Schools Austin and Broad Residency alumnus Larkin Tackett (TBR 2009-2011) explains the importance of ensuring all students succeed.

Orange superintendent is finalist for national honor

Dec 21, 2016

Florida Superintendent of the Year Barbara Jenkins (TBA 2006) is one of four finalists for National Superintendent of the Year.