Educational Restructuring and Reform
Year Round Education
One educational reform that is often discussed is year round education. This article looks at the pros and cons of year round education.
You Decide: Should Schools Implement Year Round Education?
Should school implement year round education? Do you think that year round education would have a positive effect, negative effect, or no real effect on student learning? Have you experienced year round education? If so, what thoughts can you share?
Tenure - Share Your Thoughts on Tenure
What are your thoughts on teacher tenure? Many states are doing away with it altogether. Is this a good or bad thing? Share your opinion.
Holding Those Responsible Accountable
Holding those responsible accountable: how groups outside the schools negatively impact student performance.
What is a Magnet School?
Learn about magnet schools including their origins with this overview.
Teaching for High Standards
A lengthy report of research findings and suggestions for reform. Scroll down to see a chart showing the US as having the lowest teacher to total staff ratio among eight countries reviewed.
Turning Around Low-Performing Schools
Executive Summary of the report from the US Secretary of Education.
Definition of Year Round Education
Read the definition of year round education.
Learn the definition of multi-tracking.