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Archive for February, 2007

High School Students Are Bored…

February 28, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

says a new study. 75% of the 81,000 students polled said this. When the full survey is released I will post a link for it.

Center On Education Policy….

February 28, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

has a new report out on California schools that into a restructuring phase. The amount of schools in restructuring phase has almost doubled in one year. The report says that only 10 schools have been able to get out of restructuring, but only one of the eight schools that was able to get to get out of restructuring was able to meet AYP goals.

The report looks at what some schools and school districts have done to fix educational problems. North Tahoe Middle School grouped students by skill level and that improved grades. Palmdale Elementary District Look Before You Leap guide from the Southern California Comprehensive Assistance Center to help make changes. Other schools are looked at as well.

San Francisco…..

February 28, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

has passed new rules to make it easier to have small schools.

Abraxas High School Article….

February 28, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on this high school that is allowing 30 students to take college classes while in high school through a community college bridge program.

The Oregonian Reports…

February 28, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on bills in the state Senate that will force students to take P.E. classes.

The State Department Of Education….

February 28, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

in North Carolina have release new high school graduation rate data. 68.1% of students graduate in four years. 73.6% of whites graduate in four years, but only 60% of blacks do it in four years.