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January 04, 2012 - 2:42:26 posted by Tim Melton

StudentsFirst in Missouri

We at StudentsFirst are eager to share the news that we’ll be working in the Show Me State. Read More»

December 30, 2011 - 3:03:05 posted by George Hornedo and Zak Newman

College students organizing to support reform

StudentsFirst on Campus programs, like the ones at The Ohio State University and University of San Diego, have spent the Fall raising awareness and advocating for reform. Read More»

December 27, 2011 - 6:13:55 posted by StudentsFirst

New Study Shows Need for Academic Accountability With Charters

A new study shows the low number of charters that have been closed for poor academic performance, and highlights need for stronger accountability in schools serving our kids. Read More»

December 15, 2011 - 1:19:05 posted by Tim Melton

2012 Plan of Action

We have a lot of work to do. Read about the goals and strategies for our national movement in 2012. Read More»

December 14, 2011 - 6:24:34 posted by Michelle Rhee

2011 Impact – Our Member Annual Report

Our 2011 Member Annual Report describes the impact our members had this year on effecting real change that benefits students. Read More»

December 13, 2011 - 1:25:58 posted by Hari Sevugan

Get the Inside Scoop

Today we will be hosting the first StudentsFirst member call. Join us to get the inside scoop from Michelle. Read More»

November 30, 2011 - 5:57:37 posted by StudentsFirst

Brookings Report Grades Largest School Districts on School Choice

The NYT covers an important new Brookings Report which rates the 25 largest school districts in the U.S. on school choice and competition. Read More»

Topics: Charter Schools, School Choice

November 29, 2011 - 12:58:28 posted by StudentsFirst

Broad Support for Improving Schools in New Jersey

In an op-ed this weekend, Tim Melton (StudentsFirst) and Mike Lilley (Better Education for Kids) talk about the emerging consensus in support of education reform for New Jersey. Read More»

Topics: Teacher Quality, Rewarding Effective Teaching, Teacher Evaluation

November 23, 2011 - 4:53:22 posted by StudentsFirst

“Um… what?”

A reaction to Newt Gingrich's comments on reforming child labor laws as the answer to fixing education.  Read More»

November 22, 2011 - 5:10:36 posted by Suzanne Putzi

My children’s great teachers should be recognized

A Pennsylvania mom talks about the need for meaningful teacher evaluation and her trip to Harrisburg to speak out about the issue. Read More»

Topics: Teacher Evaluation

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