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:
- Boston.com – 3/26/12 – Innovation open to all: Citizen Schools in the Innovation District – A great feature by Cheryl Meyerson, founder of New City Inc., on Citizen Schools.
- Education Sector – 3/29/12 - Off the Clock: What More Time Can (and Can't) Do for School Turnarounds – A new report on expanded learning time includes Citizen Schools and our work at the Edwards Middle School.
- Campbell Patch – 3/26/12 – Eat Out for Citizen Schools – Restaurant sales benefitting Citizen Schools in Campbell, CA.
- The Atlantic – 3/27/12 – Arne Duncan: ‘We Have to Get Better Faster Than We Ever Have’ – In a recent interview, Duncan defended his ideas for changing education in the U.S.
- Education Week – 3/27/12 – SIG Effort Posts Promising Early Results – A quarter of the schools measured in the analysis are already seeing double-digit increases in math scores.