July 31, 2012 by John Rosales
NEA members are working to make sure new teacher evaluation systems, a requirement for priority schools with School Improvement Grant funding, are workable, fair and effective.
May 31, 2012 by John Rosales
Teachers, support staff, and parents team up as co-educators to build trust and benefit students in Oregon’s Salem-Keizer school district through following a model for home meetings called the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project.
January 23, 2012 by John Rosales
They had the highest 2010-11 reading test scores in their district for grades 3-5. In math, they showed the greatest growth in their district. They made AYP for the first time in seven years. Students and staff at West Seattle Elementary School are on the right path.
November 1, 2011 by John Rosales
As the warm sunlight filtered through the trees on Oct. 20 at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, NC, the fun was heating up for the children, parents, teachers and community members who swarmed the campus to participate in…
September 23, 2011 by John Rosales
It’s late. The school day is over. Outside the rain-soaked grounds of West Seattle Elementary School in Washington, parents begin arriving for a meeting with Elizabeth Enriquez, a bilingual instructional assistant. Many of these parents are Latino immigrants. They are…
July 21, 2011 by John Rosales
It’s one of the comeback stories of the year among certain educators in North Carolina. Three years ago, Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point had one of the lowest academic performance scores in the state. Two years ago, still…
July 12, 2011 by John Rosales
Corporate executive Traci Smith knows the technique for getting that desirable dimple beneath the knot of a spiffy silk necktie. She knows all about the proper etiquette, grooming habits and good manners that a gentleman should possess. This knowledge she…
May 24, 2011 by John Rosales
When a teacher at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, North Carolina was desperate for assistance with three special needs students during lunch periods, she knew who to call: Gina Jacobs. Jacobs does not work for the school district.…
May 18, 2011 by John Rosales
Standing in front of her eighth grade honors reading class, Patrice Fletcher personifies the hard-working, dedicated teacher. Steadfast and compassionate, she sets high goals for her students. She has for them, as Charles Dickens wrote, “great expectations.” Patrice Fletcher also…
May 10, 2011 by John Rosales
The changes taking place at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, North Carolina today are among the most remarkable the school has experienced in its 100-plus year history. The school’s recent transition from one of the lowest performing elementary…
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