After three years of spending a total of $4.5 million in a federal School Improvement Grant (SIG), Everett Middle School saw its 7th grade standardized test scores jump by more than 20 percent in English Language Arts and 41 percent in Math. In the next year, the school will get an indication of whether the gains can be sustained and...
"We've had two original plays here. We're an AVID school," he says referring to a college prep program. "But none of that is measured on standardized tests. It really is unfair."
Eighth-graders from Horace Mann and Metropolitan Arts & Tech came together to raise money at a car wash on a sunny Sunday.
The staff of Buena Vista and Horace Mann will meet for the first time in a little over a week. “We’ll have light dinner,” says Sanchez. “Get to know each other.”
"It's the same workshop year after year," said Oscar Grande, a community organizer with PODER.