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No Easy Road, Part 2

by Benjamin Herold

For thousands of city teens, 9th grade is a new world full of opportunity and peril. Successfully completing freshman year means nearly doubling their chances of graduating from high school. But what does this make-or-break year look like from the perspective of the students going through it?

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New data – same staffing inequities at high-poverty schools

Text by Paul Socolar; data analysis by Ruth Curran Neild

Despite efforts to more equitably distribute teachers, School District data obtained by the Notebook this spring show that schools with the highest concentration of poverty still have the most teacher turnover and the lowest percentages of highly qualified and experienced teachers.

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