March 22, 2013 by PSC Editor
Massachusetts’ Innovation School process is more than just raising test scores. Educators want their school to be a welcoming community that addresses the learning and social-emotional needs of their students.
February 27, 2013 by PSC Editor
An ongoing debate exists in public education about the tension between choice and equity. Are Innovation Schools one way to strike a balance? Some educators and union leaders in some districts believe they’re an exciting option; others have doubts.
April 13, 2011 by PSC Editor
By Lakisha Eason A recent op-ed in the Boston Globe, titled “Visit Classrooms Early and Often, and Give New Tools To Principal,” examined the issue of teacher evaluations. The writer, Kim Marshall, believes that pay based on teacher evaluations could…
February 15, 2011 by Amy Buffenbarger
They are coming from districts large and small, urban and rural, east and west. All are committed to the common cause of creating great public schools for every student. Affiliates of the National Education Association (NEA) are sharing strategies at…
December 6, 2010 by PSC Editor
By Kathleen J. Skinner, Ed.D. I know many of us quote that revered philosopher Pogo. ‘I have seen the enemy and he is us.’ I would rather say, ‘We have seen the solution and it is us.’ I think that’s…
October 12, 2010 by PSC Editor
In order for a boat to move, everyone must row in the same direction. The same is true for transforming historically lower-performing priority schools – in order to close achievement gaps and engender permanent academic improvement, teachers, support staff, administrators…
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