State Sets Plan To Fix Schools In Lawrence

Most Lawrence schools will boost instructional time by 160 hours a year and some of the city’s lowest-performing schools will get a helping hand from charter school organizations, under a plan the state approved Tuesday that aims to turn around the long-ailing school system. The plan is the first look at how the state intends to overhaul the system since taking it over earlier this year, and represents one of the boldest partnerships between a school district and charter schools.

Topics:  lawrence   state   plan   schools   year   charter   system   
  • At the crossroads - Milton Independent Online
    ... ain’t broke, don’t fix it ... boards and three sets of ... primary and secondary schools in the Green Mountain State ... do not at ...
    04/3/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • Bristol rock 'n' roller Daz hits £100,000 charity total - Children's Hospice South West
    ... of its support to projects to fix, repair and ... to see ‘Row4PreciousLives’, the state of the ... pack, running vest and a training plan ...
    04/2/2014 - 2:31 pm | View Link
  • Changes to Missouri tax credit programs face continued obstacles -
    • Questions from Missouri state ... several parts of McKee’s plan for ... reduce crime and improve schools by ... The bill sets aside money ...
    04/2/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Mayor De Blasio Talks Pre-K, Budget, Baseball, Before Throwing ... - BlackStar News
    It sets the table. It sets ... for all – it’s crucial to fix our schools across the ... Nolan in the State Assembly ... year plan. It's a ...
    03/31/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Tech savvy teens build on teamwork - Culpeper Times
    ... private, and home schools ... They learn to plan and work ... of its teams for the State ... helped other teams fix their ... have to put ...
    03/27/2014 - 11:59 am | View Link
  • More
  • Who cares if it’s true?
    BuzzFeed editors say their audience used to see their site as a place you could find really cool stuff, but not a place you could trust. They’re trying to change that.
    03/6/2014 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • Nutter's budget likely to spark debates on schools, PGW
    PHILADELPHIA Mayor Nutter plans to present to City Council on Thursday a modest budget without bold spending ideas, but one that nonetheless sets the stage for coming debates over selling the Philadelphia Gas Works and funding the School District.
    03/5/2014 - 9:27 pm | View Link
  • Liberia: U.S. Rights Report Cites 'Outdated Libel Laws, Corrupt Judiciary'
    [FrontPageAfrica]Liberia is a constitutional republic with a bicameral National Assembly. In November 2011 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the Unity Party won a second term in multi-party presidential elections, which domestic and international observers considered generally free and fair. Authorities generally maintained effective control over the security forces. Security forces, however, committed ...
    02/28/2014 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Mayor Stothert: Omaha Progressing But There's Work to be Done
    Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert delivered her State of the City address on Wednesday afternoon saying the “city is evolving and growing,” but there is work to be done.
    02/26/2014 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Text of Gov. Kasich's State of the State
    Thank you Mr. President and Mr. Speaker. Thank you members of the General Assembly, members of my Cabinet, the people of Medina and, of course, my wife Karen Kasich and my daughters, Emma and Reese. Thank you for being here tonigh.
    02/25/2014 - 12:42 am | View Link
  • More
  • State Takeovers: A Fix for Failing School Districts?
    Some states, such as Tennessee and Louisiana, are putting failing schools in a separate statewide ... the audit becomes the district's "action plan," which provides steps the district must take to fix accreditation violations. But the state does not ...
    03/26/2014 - 5:19 am | View Link
  • State Board unanimously votes to take over Selma City Schools
    Bice said the takeover is based partly on a deficient corrective action plan ... sets an estimated completion of two academic years for state intervention, depending on the city school board’s cooperation, Bice said. The takeover requires the board to ...
    02/12/2014 - 2:43 pm | View Link
  • The new push for school vouchers at state, federal levels
    In Florida, from 2006 to 2010, the state carried out a school voucher plan that resembled “a perverse ... When corruption is not the game voucher schools are into, religious indoctrination often sets the agenda. Zack Kopplin, whose research contributed ...
    02/12/2014 - 2:38 am | View Link
  • Illinois with Obama on insurance cancellation fix
    The announcement sets the president's home state apart from some other states ... SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The decision of Illinois' top House Republican to co-sponsor a plan to enshrine into the state constitution language specifically preventing ...
    11/22/2013 - 12:39 pm | View Link
  • State Board rips Franklin schools’ leadership
    The plan in place now isn’t working.” Christian N. Braunlich, another board member, noted the turnover of principals at the three schools, four at the high ... You’ve had your chance to fix this. You’ve got to fix this.” Julie Grimes ...
    09/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More


Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News