Story time for preschoolers on a regular, consistent basis can have a positive effect on their ability to read later– and possibly their likelihood to graduate.
A new college-readiness program is trying to help inner-city, urban students make their way to the top. So far the results are promising.
Average high school students get a boost through AVID, a college-readiness system that focuses on helping students gain confidence about taking advanced classes and preparing for college.
At the Alabama State Superintendents of Education Conference in October, Dr. Shelley Stewart and Dr. Thomas Bice rolled out the Stay in School Campaign statewide.
Smaller class size is a big factor in improving student performance. That’s one of many revealing comments from teachers who gathered for a town hall style discussion at Nashville Public Television. The Teacher Town Hall drew more than 100 teachers from several different school districts in middle Tennessee. Here is a preview of the broadcast that will air in its entirety on February 29.
Teachers from across Alabama recently gathered in Birmingham to discuss a troubling statewide trend. According to The Southern Education Foundation, 40 percent of Alabama’s students failed to graduate in 2010. Alabama Public Television is working hard to raise awareness and combat the problem. Through an American Graduate grant, APT hosted a teacher town hall event for teachers to come together to discuss the dropout rate and raise solutions.
For the past three months, our reporters have been exploring what it means to be a good teacher. We also wanted to hear from our surrounding communities, so we asked our audience to share with us advice they would give to administrators to help foster good teachers.
For the past three months, our reporters have been exploring what it means to be a good teacher. We also wanted to hear from our surrounding communities, so we asked our audience to tell us about their experiences with good teachers.