Children with incarcerated parents face slimmer chances of success than other children, but Little Light Christian School hopes to reverse those odds.
KIPP OKC South Community Prep opens for the 2017-18 school year and will add one grade level per year.
Community support and parental involvement in these districts add to students’ ability to succeed.
The proposed system gets rid of A-F Report Card requirements and considers success indicators like college readiness.
School leaders want to focus on STEM education, community service, work experience and restoring academic excellence.
Organizations, businesses and churches help Edgemere Elementary School succeed as a community school.
The number of high school students earning college credit continues to rise and provides rural students with opportunities.
Students go back to school and face cuts to academics, fine arts and athletics programs.
“They were second from the bottom in terms of academic performance,” said state Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi. “If I had a student there, I would be thrilled to have my child out of that school. This should not be a surprise to them. There were several parents who expressed concern.” Located at 537…
I agree with Bleakley that we do have some well-meaning board members, educators and civic leaders who have made sincere attempts to address the ever-growing problems with our schools. I also agree these attempts have resulted in failures, except for some successful efforts in specific schools. It is these “specific, successful schools” I would like…