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Well it was a long and troubled birth, and a snowstorm confined the keynote speaker to an electronic feed, but officials in Providence, R.I. on Monday finally launched the groundbreaking non-profit education management organization that will work to turn around the city’s lowest-performing public schools.
United Providence — or UP! — is a novel collaboration between the Providence TeacheContinue Reading »
Building relationships. The Seattle teachers union is taking a different approach that relies more on collaboration and less on confrontation, says the new president. Education Sector took an in-depth look at a similar union-district partnership in Providence, R.I., and earlier this year, leaders there shared their lessons learned. (The Seattle Times)
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In honor of Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday, we’ve attached some favorite lines from his stories to today’s Quick Hits. Happy birthday, Theodor Seuss Geisel!
“Today is your day, your mountain is waiting. So get on your way.” U.S. News & World Report will consider new, more relevant data, like graduation rates and net price, in their annual college rankings. Colleges are required to report Continue Reading »
Pizza works its way toward veggie status. Federal lawmakers released a spending bill this week that would undo many of the efforts made this year toward healthier school lunches, including limiting the use of potatoes, putting new restrictions on sodium, and increasing the use of whole grains. It would even count tomato paste on pizza as a vegetable. (Associated Press)
Ohio moves toward Continue Reading »