Lack of Diversity Persists in Admissions to New York City’s Elite High Schools NYT: Five percent of the students offered placement in eight specialized high schools were black and 7 percent were Hispanic, according to statistics released on Thursday. See also ChalkbeatNY.
Study: Novices Often Teach the Youngest, Neediest Students in Their Schools EdWeek: A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools…
In this show we are going to go to Mongolia, to Kenya and to Aberdeen. There IS an over-arching theme but I wonder if you can guess what it is?
At the high school in Grenaa students there have the chance to go on an exchange trip to Kenya…
First, education reporters too often do not have a firm enough grasp on the data for the issues which they are covering. Second, too much of education reporting is about raising or lowering the status of specific individuals, rather than examining the root causes of school system dysfunction.
- Neerav Kingsland (What We Talk About When We Don’t Talk About Charter School Performance)
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Social Responsibility in Education
As a leading partner in education, Mentoring Minds provides affordable effective learning tools designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed with a focus on development of critical thinking skills. However, the company provides more than educational tools for the classroom as they also want to prepare students for life outside of school…