Notes from the news, Apr. 23
by Erika Owens on Apr 23 2012 Posted in Notes from the news
A new vision for the School District The Notebook blog
Chief Academic Officer Penny Nixon has prepared a reorganization proposal for the District, which will hold a press conference Tuesday to release a "transformation plan" and financial plan.
At high-poverty schools, lack of stability starts at the top The Inquirer
Two recent reports focused on the principal leadership facet of a healthy school.
See also: Reports raise concerns about stability of principal corps in Philly schools The Notebook blog
Prize moments, and the most important part The Inquirer
Kristen Graham, part of the Pulitzer-prize winning team for the "Assault on Learning" series, describes what motivated her throughout the lengthy reporting process.
See also: Newsmaker Q&A: Susan Snyder The Morning Call
Save the date: Tuesday, June 12 Turn the Page for Change! The Notebook blog
Please join us at our annual party!
Mentoring efforts make a difference The Inquirer
A mentoring program at Community College of Philadelphia is reaching out to African American males.
The Lottery Before The Lottery: How Charters Select Motivated Families A Good Day Teaching blog
Networking New Teachers Making the Grade blog
Penn Alexander School adds kindergarten class West Philly Local
Edmunds Elementary to Become String Theory Charter School The Frankford Gazette
POPPYN #7: Philly Youth Producers POPPYN blog
Future Civic Leaders hosts workshop for Philly high schoolers The Daily Pennsylvanian
Coaching, Care and Kids Practical Theory blog
State news roundup and primary election reminder Keystone State Education Coalition
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