The Education News Weekly Roundup is brought to you by Holly Trippett, the Public Relations Intern at Citizen Schools and a senior at Emerson College studying Marketing Communications. Citizen Schools News:
- Business Innovation Factory – 3/13/12 – Education Troublemakers – John Werner, the Chief Mobilization Officer & Managing Director of Citizen Schools, is featured as one of Business Innovation Factory’s “Education Troublemakers”, which looks at individuals who are “shaking things up” in the world of education.
- New York Times – 3/10/12 – Pass the Books. Hold the Oil. - An opinion piece on the state of education around the world and the correlation between "performance on the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, exam — which every two years tests math, science and reading comprehension skills of 15-year-olds in 65 countries — and the total earnings on natural resources as a percentage of G.D.P. for each participating country."
- Boston.com – 3/14/12 – Growing income gap threatens area, report says – This article discusses the widening income gap in Boston and how it will affect the city’s long-term prosperity unless something is done to improve the education system.
- Education Week – 3/14/12 - Ode to the Middle School Teacher