A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It As urban education landscapes grow more complex, families need help making sense of their public school options, both district and charter. To assist with this process, some cities have launched unified enrollment systems, providing a common timeline for procedures, common application materials, centralized mechanisms to match students to schools, and comprehensive information systems that explain the process and list participating schools. Roughly half a dozen cities have unified their enrollment systems and continue to refine them, with others starting to follow their lead This guide helps city education leaders better understand the benefits and costs of a fully unified enrollment system. It…
What the Science Says About How Preschool Benefits Children
What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?
Adams County Scholarship Fund Application
The Adams County Scholarship Fund is a multiyear scholarship worth $5050.00 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship award will be divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters This multiyear scholarship application is for students who meet the following criteria - Scheduled to graduate from an Adams 12 Five Star High School in May 2017 - A legal US resident - Pell eligible as determined by financial aid criteria (Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,995.00 or less) - Participating in a rigor based student success program (Required for those awarded and will be detailed in the fall) - Planning to attend a public Colorado institution of higher education as a…
How to Prep for the SAT or ACT: What Parents Need to Know
The SAT and ACT tests are coachable and effective preparation can lower a student’s anxiety levels and dramatically increase their score.
How five fallen Broadway theaters paved the way for a new Times Square
The `Great Theater Massacre` of the 1980s led to the destruction of five historic Broadway houses to make way for a hotel—and forever changed Times Square as we know it.