The Answer Sheet: hechinger report

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 08/20/2010

Where’s the rigor in U.S. schools?

The release of new ACT results shows that much of what U.S. schools offer is “rigorous” in name only.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 08/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  a nation at risk, academic rigor, common standards, curriculum and schools, hechinger report, justin snider, national standards, standards and curriculum

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/12/2010

Are education credit recovery programs really effective?

Credit recovery is an essential part of efforts to increase high school graduation rates in urban, suburban and rural schools nationwide. But are the programs really effective?

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers | Tags:  credit recovery, educational programs and credit recovery, hechinger report

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/11/2010

A new source for education news, analysis

Here's a new source for the public to get news and analysis about education.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hechinger Report, Teachers College, education news