Evaluating Public Schools
Announcement of Awards Eagerly Anticipated
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently announced the recipients of the awards from one of the 2012 Blue Ribbon Schools, Arlington Traditional Elementary School, according to a report in the Washington Post. The program recognizes public and private schools at both the primary and secondary level that have demonstrated outstanding student achievement or improvement over the past academic year.
Hundreds of Arrests on Record
Three Steps to the Top-Ranked Schools
The Story of D’Avonte Meadows
D’Avonte Meadows is a first-grader at Sable Elementary in Aurora. The six-year-old was recently suspended from school for three days, after being accused of sexual harassment and disrupting other students. The crime? Allegedly, Meadows was singing a line from an LMFAO song, “I’m Sexy and I Know It,” to a female classmate while waiting in the lunch line at his school.
- What you want your child to learn (specific subject matter, level of academic difficulty)