The Answer Sheet: school improvement grants

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/19/2010

A federal focus on high schools is long overdue

Two Alliance for Excellent Education officials argue that the federal government has concentrated too little on high schools for years, not too much.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 08/16/2010

The problem with favoring high schools in turnaround grant program

The Obama administration has doled out a disproportionate amount of school turnaround funds to high schools, even though no one knows exactly how to improve them.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)