Public Schools

21st Century School Fund

Summary: The 21st Century School Fund (21CSF) was founded in 1994 on the premise that communities are responsible for creating healthy, safe, and educationally appropriate learning environments. 21CSF is engaged in strategies... Read on...

A Community Guide for Parents & Students to Special Education in Mississippi

Accredited Author: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Summary: This guide is designed to help parents and students become effective advocates in planning the student's special education program. By using this manual and by working with school staff, you will learn how to draft an... Read on...

Al Kennedy High School

Summary: The Al Kennedy High School, "School of Sustainability," is a public school serving 90 students in the South Lane School District of Oregon. A Kennedy education focuses on preparing students to use the skills learned at... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Summary: The Annenberg Insitute for School Reform's vision is the transformation of traditional school systems into “smart education systems” that develop and integrate high-quality learning opportunities in all areas of... Read on...

Boston Parents Organizing Network

Summary: Boston Parent Organizing Network organizes, develops and supports parents and families who are marginalized by class, race, language, disability and immigration status to work with and hold accountable the Boston Public... Read on...

Denver Green School

Summary: As a national beacon for real-world learning, Denver Green School offers a flexible, student-driven approach to curriculum and instruction that meets the needs of all learners. In partnership with our diverse urban... Read on...

Education on the Huffington Post

Accredited Author: Education on the Huffington Post

Summary: The popular Huffington Post online news site includes an Education thread with numerous news articles as well as blogs by educators and other noted leaders such as Alfie Kohn, Mike Klonsky, Deborah Loewenberg Ball, and... Read on...

Educational Film Toolkits for Educators Working for Social Good

Accredited Author: Global Oneness Project

Summary: The Global Oneness Project is offering free, limited edition educational film kits for educators teaching in middle school through the college level. The kit contains 3 DVDs with 20 short films, 2 discussion and action... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in Action and ChangeAction Kits

Future of Education

Accredited Author: Future of Education

Summary: Future of Education's website is really a great resource for just about anyone who is involved in education or just wants to know more about what's going on in the education world. At Future of Education, one can listen... Read on...

Many Faces in Education Presents: Kirsten Olson

Accredited Author: Dare The School & Kirsten Olson

Summary: In this interview posted on the blog, Dare the School, Kirsten Olson is interviewed and speaks about public education, charter schools, reinventing education and more. Kirsten is a leading writer in the U.S. describing... Read on...

Parents for Public Schools

Summary: Parents for Public Schools (PPS) is a national organization of community-based chapters working with public school parents and other supporters to improve and strengthen local public schools. PPS builds coalitions with... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

The Community Guide to School Board Advocacy in Mississippi

Accredited Author: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Summary: This guide is for students, families and other community members who want to get involved with their schools and improve the quality of education the schools provide to students. The guide includes a brief description... Read on...

The Community Guide to School Discipline in Mississippi

Accredited Author: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Summary: This guide is for anyone trying to help Mississippi public school students facing school disciplinary proceedings. School discipline may include suspensions, expulsions or referral to an alternative school, detention... Read on...

University Laboratory High School

Summary: University Laboratory High School is an admissions-based, public, laboratory school sanctioned by the State of Illinois and associated with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The school serves approximately... Read on...

Unraveling the “Teacher Shortage” Problem

Accredited Author: National Commission on Teaching and America's Future

Summary: This report analyzing teacher retention found that almost 33% of public school teachers are leaving the profession within their first three years and nearly 50% after five years, primarily because of dissatisfaction... Read on...

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