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June 24, 2019
‘I have to make a change’: 2,000 students use growing city program as an alternative path to a high school diploma
Carrillo gave school one more shot — a city program called Pathways to Graduation that prepares adults for the high school equivalency exam.
Teach preschool for America
August 28, 2018
With preschool teachers in short supply, Colorado’s Teach For America is pulled into early childhood market
Teach For America has begun placing corps members into Colorado preschools, prompting both enthusiasm and trepidation.
June 22, 2018
‘They’re my second family.’ Largest Pathways to Graduation class earn their diplomas
The program also saw the most students ever participate in its graduation ceremony, a joyful celebration held this year at the Bronx United Palace Theater.
May 4, 2018
Why Colorado’s teacher shortage bills fall short
The legislative effort to address Colorado's teacher shortages will have only a modest impact because it fails to tackle the root causes.
February 13, 2017
Much-criticized teacher literacy test could be on the chopping block next month
The state’s education policymakers were set vote on eliminating a controversial teacher certification requirement on Monday until their plans were derailed by snow.
a tricky path
May 13, 2016
New rules to help New York students graduate offer ‘false promise,’ school leaders say
High schools serving a lot of struggling students might not be able to take advantage of a new state policy designed to help more students graduate.
April 12, 2016
Regents grade ‘scrubbing’ helped push students to graduation, study finds
A study found no evidence that teachers who manipulated scores to increase their own pay, or even to help their schools avoid closure.
March 21, 2016
Regents approve new path to graduation using a skills certificate
Students will now be able to substitute a skills certificate for a fifth Regents exam, in the latest shift meant to ease the path to high school graduation.
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