Plaintiffs drop a lawsuit against the Newton Public Schools that claimed bias in the district’s social studies curriculum.
The groundbreaking for a new East Providence High School is reported in the Providence Journal.
The Providence Journal reports on the successful passage of bond referendum ballot questions for public schools in East Providence and other Rhode Island communities.
Community engagement plans for a bond referendum to build a new East Providence High School are featured in the East Providence Post.
Voters at Financial Town Meeting reject a $500,000 budget cut for the Barrington Public Schools.
Cambridge Public Schools Superintendent Kenneth Salim writes for the Cambridge Chronicle about students taking a leadership role in confronting racism and bias.
Boston Voyager profiles Davin Wedel, CEO of Global Protection Corp.
The Boston Globe reports on BuildBPS providing $13 million in new classroom furniture for Boston Public Schools.
Easthampton Public Schools Superintendent presents 10-point action plan to confront racism and bias in schools.
New Bedford Public Schools’ progress on its district improvement plan leads to release from State monitoring, as reported in the Standard-Times.
Superintendent Kenneth Salim describes the Cambridge Public Schools‘ district planning process in the Cambridge Chronicle.
Voters’ approval of the Barrington Public Schools‘ budget at Financial Town Meeting is featured in The Barrington Times.
The Boston Globe reports on BuildBPS, the Boston Public Schools’ 10-year educational and facilities master plan.
The Barrington Public Schools‘ successful bond referendum to build a new middle school is featured in the Providence Journal.
The Standard Times highlighted the exSEL Coalition in a story about the Hayden-McFadden School in New Bedford.
The Providence Journal featured a story about the referendum vote on a new middle school for Barrington Public Schools.
The Worcester Telegram published the exSEL Coalition’s guest op-ed piece, “Mental Health Issues in Classrooms,” about social-emotional learning in Massachusetts.
Boston Globe interviews Newton Public Schools Superintendent about his community book discussion on college admissions anxiety.
The Standard-Times reports on New Bedford Public Schools “community conversations” to engage families in discussions about school improvement.
ONE Condoms launches #LustForLife HIV prevention campaign in American cities, reports Think Progress.
Chris Horan is named to the Superintendent’s Transition Team for the Indianapolis Public Schools.
The Higginson-Lewis School breaks ground on a new playground from the Boston Schoolyard Initiative.
Brock University freshmen play poker with ONE condoms.
The Harvard Gazette highlights the university’s partnership with Gardner Pilot Academy and presentation of the annual Gardner Champion Award.
Read Chris Horan‘s articles for Bay Windows about Mayor Tom Menino’s LGBT legacy in Boston and for the National League of Cities’ “The Weekly” about education reform progress in the Boston Public Schools.
Allyson Chick, a Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow, is the first Memphis educator since 1983 to be named Tennessee Teacher of the Year.
Liz Byron, a 6th grade special education teacher at Gardner Pilot Academy, will run 155 miles through the Sahara next spring to raise money for classroom laptops. See coverage: Boston Globe, Boston.com, Boston Herald, Boston Metro, Huffington Post and on WBZ-TV News.
Boston Superintendent Carol R. Johnson wins the prestigious Richard R. Green Award: Boston Globe.
Boston teacher Sean Brooks will carry the Olympic Flame as a torchbearer in Scotland: WHDH-TV video.
On the Huffington Post, Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow Cara Bucciarelli writes about the importance of Chicago Public Schools teachers having time to collaborate.
Huffington Post: U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan celebrates the launch of Teach Plus DC.
Boston Public Schools hosts a community forum about student health disparities.
Charles Seaton Jr., a Memphis City Schools middle school teacher and a Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow, testifies before a U.S. Senate Committee about reauthorization of the Elementary & Secondary Education Act.
The first Gardner Champion Award presented by Gardner Pilot Academy is featured on Boston.com.
Boston.com reports on the opening of the new Roger Clap Innovation School in Dorchester.
In a guest column for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Tamala Boyd from Teach Plus writes about the impact of great teaching at Booker T. Washington High School, winner of the 2011 White House Commencement Challenge.
Two AP rallies hosted by the Mass Math + Science Initiative are featured on Boston.com.
Casey Patterson from Teach Plus writes about the need for teacher union reform in a guest column for the Indianapolis Star.
Education Week highlights the success of T3: Teacher Turnaround Teams led by Teach Plus.
The search for a new Athletic Director at BMC Durfee High School in Fall River is featured in the Boston Herald.
The Boston Globe‘s Scot Lehigh describes the Mass Math + Science Initiative as “An AP jewel for Mass. education.”
The Fall River Herald News profiles the Stone Therapeutic Day School for its innovative approach to supporting students with behavioral disabilities.
Celine Coggins and Heather Peske from Teach Plus write in Education Week about “The New Majority” — teachers with 10 or fewer years of experience.
The Newburyport Daily News commends Superintendent Marc Kerble‘s effort to restore arts and foreign language instruction.
INDUSTRY11‘s relocation is featured in the Melrose Free Press.
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Amazing Teachers recruitment campaign is featured in a front-page story in the Boston Globe.