For many years, advocates for “school choice” have argued that competition will improve public schools and that students living in poverty will have opportunities to attend better schools. How are these policies working across our country?
SEIAs do so much for our students. Teachers, students, and parents recognize the impact they have on student achievement.
Proponents of voucher programs frequently cite the opportunity for students living in poverty to go to a private school as the motivation for legislation. I recently learned the tax incentive attached to these programs is also extremely lucrative. Why aren’t we talking about that motivation?
As 2017 ended and we welcome the 2018 New Year, it is time to reflect on our accomplishments and areas we still need to improve; then, we resolve to do better in the year ahead.
Reflecting on the thoughts of a leading voice in American education policy
As my family and I celebrate the holidays, I wish my FCPS family nothing but the best in the coming year.
It’s powerful when we apply learning to real world problems. That’s what the students at our Career and Technology Center do every day. And they have the awards to prove it!
Early childhood education is critical. Fortunately, we have fantastic tools that help parents and caregivers reach our youngest learners. Guest blog by Catherine Nusbaum, FCPS Coordinator of Early Childhood Education
Decisions about weather closings are always difficult and often controversial. While people can always disagree with individual decisions, it’s important that we all know how FCPS makes decisions about when to close for the weather.
As we celebrate our national holiday of gratitude, it is easy for me to identify the things in my professional life for which I am thankful.