Perceptions of urban schools

Here is an article by The Atlantic, “Parents Are Biased Against Even Quality ‘Urban’ Schools.”

Here is the study behind the article, which includes data on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, “Identifying the Urban: Resident Perceptions of Community Character and Local Institutions in Eight Metropolitan Areas.”

  • Kids Shouldn’t Have to Sacrifice Privacy for Education

    The New York Times | 12/13/2018

  • Test Scores and Teacher Evals: A Complex Controversy Explained

    The 74 Million | 12/14/2018

  • Cambridge in Charlotte: British education comes to the suburbs, and NC takes note

    The Charlotte Observer | 12/12/2018

  • A Growing Response to School Shootings: Panic Buttons -- on Phones

    Governing | 12/13/2018

  • Is the Time Right to Make Education a Constitutional Right?

    Education Week | 12/11/2018

  • House speaker promises push on school construction

    WRAL | 12/13/2018

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