What do pumpkins and celebrating public schools have in common?

The fourth annual Give Kids Good Schools Week takes place next week, from October 11-17. Give Kids Good Schools is a national campaign to improve and highlight public education. Activities around the country include writing to local papers to highlight local public school programs and exchanging ideas about public schools with the community, family, and friends. But the Education

Are reading lessons really necessary in high school?

In its most recent report, Time to Act: An agenda for advancing adolescent literacy for college and career success, the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Council on Advancing Adolescent Literacy finds that “the [reading] status quo in middle and high schools in America is based on a 20th-century vision of the literacy and skills needed to succeed

Are your kids getting their fair share?

Now that school is back in session, you can bet that the issue of school funding will arise in school board and PTA meeetings. If you’re one whose eyes glaze over at the thought of dealing with this complex subject, we can help! The Center’s guide called Money Matters is just the ticket for understanding the ins and outs