Toledo transportation changes move forward
Toledo City Schools’ board of education voted to approve a new contract for student transportation for next school year. More details need to be worked out, but theresiding in the district’s borders to their school of choice.
“We need bold, innovative solutions”
The Executive Director of Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., published an op-ed in the Washington Post this week expressing the urgency of, and providing several suggestions for, schools in all sectors working together to help combat Covid-influenced learning loss. An important message.
To help districts and charter school networks nationwide kick-start their remediation efforts,. It is “an open-source, evidence-based document created with input from dozens of current and former chief academic officers, scholars, and others with deep expertise and experience in high-performing, high-poverty elementary schools.” The goal is to crowdsource and to share widely plans that really work to help our youngest students catch up quickly after a year of disruption.
Fordham’s president also took to the pages of The Hill this week to urge educators, parents, policymakers, and the general public toand schools.
Two new research reports
Two new reports highlight different aspects of charter school quality. The—where students in charters showed strong gains in both math and reading achievement over a three year study period. The , finding that “a strong and statistically significant association is clear between [choice] and both academic scores and academic gains” for students. We urge you to dig into both reports for more details.
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