Category Archives: Schools

César Chávez, Call Your Office

Teacher shortage? What teacher shortage? Talented, idealistic educators, attracted by the opportunity to make a difference, flock to site-based managed schools. In a book published in 2005 about Downtown College Prep,… Read more »

King Solomon

If King Solomon had referred the case of the baby and the two mother wannabes to the Maryland General Assembly, the case would have lingered through the kid’s Bar Mitzvah… Read more »

Not a Lincoln, More Like A Ford

Kipp Ujima Village Academy, a public middle school in a down-on-its-luck Baltimore City neighborhood, posted the state’s highest standardized math scores in 2006 among seventh and eighth graders. Not the… Read more »