Early College Schools in Texas and Recruiting Teachers in the Rural Midwest
I nearly missed my train this morning because, for the first time in months, I was caught behind a school bus. Besides reminding me to leave the house 5 minutes earlier, the big, yellow bus is a sign that our public schools, the great American equalizer, are back in session.
The papers were littered with school related stories this morning, here are two of the more interesting ones.
Click HERE to link to a Dallas Morning News story about an early college high school that is helping students pave a pathway to higher education. Many of the school's students would not normally take advantage of Advanced Placement or other college credit courses in high school.
Click HERE to link to a Lincoln Journal Star article detailing the difficulty that rural districts have recruiting teachers, and the creative strategies some administrators are using to fill vacant classroom spots.