Monthly Archives: September 2012

In the News – September 27, 2012

In this edition of In the News: Is N.O. a Model for America? ACT Scores Rise in RSD More Students Taking AP Classes Latest on LA Education Reforms National Education Stories A Call for Centralized Enrollment Other Local News Announcements Is N.O. a Model for America? Born on the Bayou: A New Model for America […]

New SPS Calculations for 2012-13 School Year

When School Performance Scores (SPS) are released this fall (2012 scores), they will be based on the same formula as in the past, except the score for a failing school increases from 65 to 75. Next year at this time, however, the 2013 School Performance Scores will be calculated very differently. Here are some of […]

In the News – September 10, 2012

In this edition of In the News:  Democrats vs. Republicans on Education Course Choice Impact of School Choice Latest Research and Analysis Local News Democrats vs. Republicans on Education Republican Education Platform 2012 Emphasizes School Choice, Teacher Accountability Huffington Post – August 29, 2012 The GOP education platform advocates providing broad education choices to parents […]