The Effects of Reform Policies on Teachers and Students

Does School Mobility Place Elementary School Children at Risk for Lower Math Achievement? The Mediating Role of Cognitive Dysregulation

A paper by Allison H. Friedman-Krauss and  C. Cybele Raver, examines the effects of educational instabilities on children and finds a negative correlation with math scores. If Denver Public School District is going to use Math scores to grade schools, it cannot close schools, and must retain teachers, or cause the failure of the students they claim to serve. […]

Reframing the Refrain: Choice as a Civil Rights Issue

In a Texas Education Reform article, Julian Vasquez Heilig looks at the research behind school choice. “The most prominent study of charter schools across the nation showed that nationwide only 15% of charters perform better than traditional public schools (CREDO, 2009).” Reframing the Refrain: Choice as a Civil Rights Issue Julian Vasquez Heilig, PhD, The University of […]

Together and Unequal: The Conflict Surrounding School Colocation

Many parents and students in DPS argue with the district about colocation, most asking for their own space. This article highlights some of the issues. Together and Unequal: The Conflict Surrounding School Colocation Posted June 25, 2014 in Featured Stories By Monica Fuglei via Concordia University As the nation celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of Brown v. the […]