|2-7-20 Education in the News|
Education Week--White Parents Say They Value Integrated Schools. Their Actions Speak Differently
Ask parents if they value ethnic, racial, and economic diversity in their childrenís schools, and entrenched social and political barriers often melt away.
Strong majorities of men and women, Democrats and Republicans, and parents of different economic, ethnic, and racial backgrounds say in a new survey that itís important for children to attend highly integrated schools.
Christina A. Samuels| February 5, 2020
Education Dive--College Board: AP participation and performance grow 'in tandem'
But CEO David Coleman said a "real crisis" still exists in expanding access to AP courses in rural schools.
More than 1.2 million high school students in the U.S. took an Advanced Placement course in 2019, an increase of 57% over the past decade. And the number scoring high enough to earn college credit on at least one AP exam has increased 60% over that time, College Board officials announced Thursday.
The Hechinger Report--Schools struggle to help students return to class after a mental health crisis
More kids are missing school because of anxiety and depression. A Massachusetts program is trying to disrupt that cycle
Alfonso Serrano| February 5, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools