Can a school be 'outstanding' and 'in need of improvement' at the same time? Apparently so.
Parke Land arrived at Boushall Middle School in Richmond, brimming with confidence. But was the school's problems more than he had bargained for?
Nearly forty gangs claim the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East LA as home turf. This is the story of another kind of gang, started by a teacher.
What should a school district in massive debt do if only 5% of its high school students can read at a proficient level?
The "Reading First" program provides nearly one billion dollars to improve reading in schools with large numbers of poor children.