- D.C. students being paid for summer school
- At annual teachers meeting in Detroit, a resolution on testing
- Biden draws education contrasts in speech to teachers
- Mayor Gray held youth town hall at Rosedale
The District is paying 305 students with poor academic and behavioral records to attend summer school, The Washington Examiner has learned.
A pumped-up crowd of educators took a stand Saturday against what they say is the nation’s fixation on high-stakes testing during a conference where they were urged to keep fighting against what they say are attacks on public education. The delegates — nearly 2,400 of them — unanimously passed a resolution that says testing should inform, not impede, classroom instruction.
DETROIT — In an appearance before the American Federation of Teachers conference in Detroit on Sunday, Vice President Joe Biden told attendees to look at Republicans’ spending plans to see how much Republicans value education.
Today Mayor Vincent Gray sought D.C. teen perspectives at a town hall meeting at the Rosedale recreation center in NE. This youth town hall is the 14th held during Gray’s first term in office and serves to bridge the gap between youth and government.