It was founded 150 years ago, just after the Civil War, to educate freed slaves. It graduated prominent black leaders of the Harlem Renaissance and Civil Rights.
In an annual report card from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, they conclude there’s been little — if any — improvement across the district.
Alabama boosted its graduation rate with questionable methods and now faces federal and state audits. It’s hard to know yet how far off the rate is.
Florida lawmakers could take up an education agenda that includes testing changes, recess, more money for teachers and a greater focus on higher education—at least, in the Senate.
Orleans Parish School District Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. said leaders from five schools expressed interest in becoming charters by next year. As charters, they could earn up to $1,000 more per student.
Federal Judge Madeline Haikala is considering whether Gardendale can pull out of the Jefferson County system & start its own without violating civil rights.
The Norman C. Francis Teacher Residency is the first-ever such partnership between charter operators and a historically black university.
Shawn Joseph is 100 days into the job and ready to provide a frank assessment of the district.