From the Los Angeles Times: Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?
A Times analysis, using data largely ignored by LAUSD, looks at which educators help students learn, and which hold them back.\n
From The New York Times: Triumph Fades on Racial Gap in City Schools
The results of 2010 tests presented a blow to one of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s signature accomplishments.\n
From the Associated Press: Teens’ academic success not tied to chastity, study finds
There is good news for parents who worry that their teenagers’ sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in school than those who do not have sex.\n
From The New York Times: Girls, Uninterrupted
At a summer camp in the Berkshires, teenagers learn the survival skills needed for Girlworld. But can self-esteem be taught in two weeks?\n