By Dr. Lorretta Holloway
Some of the debate about the adoption of the common core focuses on the question of whether we can or even should equate college readiness with career readiness. Many people do not think these two mean the same thing and thus find the task assigned to the standards problematic.
Worcester Education Collaborative publications, such as our “A Primer on Education Reform in Massachusetts” and our “Ten Things” documents are all available right here!
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1) Results: In order to remain competitive and maintain a market share of student enrollment, the District must “center our efforts on results—results in student achievement, results in creating and maintaining welcoming, safe and secure schools, results in fiscal responsibility, results in parental engagement.”
2) Our challenges: We face many challenges in the Worcester Public Schools, [...]
Last evening, Dr. Melinda Boone, Superintendent of the Worcester Public Schools delivered our city’s first ever State of the Schools address. The presentation of this address, in itself, signaled a new transparency and climate of inclusion. Its content identified our District’s successes and noted our challenges. Emphasizing the themes of renewal, revitalization, and renaissance The [...]
The Worcester Education Collaborative
Worcester Public Schools
Cordially invite you to attend
The First Annual State of the Schools Address
Dr. Melinda J. Boone, Superintendent
followed by comments from members of the Worcester community
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 7:00 pm
Worcester Technical High School
The event is free and open to the public