New STEM Career Pathways for High School Students

New opportunities and partnership with local businesses and colleges mean that new STEM career pathways for high school students are opening up. High school students learn to design products, and have access to pre engineering programs previously only available in...

Grouping Students By Ability Instead of By Age

A charter school has found that an innovative method for individualized instruction is grouping students by ability instead of by age.  One of the biggest challenges facing urban schools is how to teach children who are performing far below grade level while...

Progress with High Tech Help

A struggling urban school is making progress with high tech help. But technology isn’t the only reason why students at Pleasant View Elementary School are outperforming their peers in Providence RI. Three years ago, the school was identified as one of the...