In a Speech To ALEC, Betsy DeVos Name Drops Indiana School Choice Programs And Advocates
In a speech to ALEC, Betsy DeVos name drops Indiana school choice programs and advocates
Teachers at M.S. 343 in the South Bronx had a problem: Their lessons weren’t sticking.
Students initially would test well on fundamental concepts — such as multi-digit long division or calculating the rate of change. But that knowledge seemed to melt away on follow-up exams just months or even weeks later.
The solution that teachers developed, based on providing constant feedback to students and encouraging regular collaboration among staff, has helped M.S. 343 beat district averages on standardized tests. It has also landed the school a $25,000 prize.
This week, M.S. 343 won the Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize, which is awarded to …