March 26th, 2012
This thursday, bring your general knowledge and trivia smarts out as community members pit themselves against CRLS students in a battle of the brains! Cambridge comedic legend Jimmy Tingle will host the event at the Fitzgerald Auditorium, 7pm-9pm. Here’s an excerpt from the write-up in the Cambridge Chronicle, titled “Jimmy Tingle to host Cambridge Rindge [...]
March 16th, 2012
The new Massachusetts Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a blueprint for statewide school improvement which has evolved out of MA’s Response to Intervention program over the last 5 years. A complete outline of MTSS was recently posted on the Massachusetts Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education website (Fall 2011).
The introduction to MTSS states:
The Massachusetts Tiered System [...]
March 9th, 2012
Jordan Weissmann wrote recently about the poverty gap in the Atlantic — “Occupy Kindergarten: The Rich-Poor Divide Starts With Education”. Here’s an excerpt:
Economic class is increasingly becoming the great dividing line of American education.
The New York Times has published a roundup of recent research showing the growing academic achievement gap [...]