Nichole Dobo

Customized Math Lessons Could Help Students Learn More, Research Says

A math program that offers computer-based, bespoke lessons for students could, with teacher support, help them learn more math, according to a study released last week. The report, from the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, found encouraging, but mixed, results for a California-based charter school network and a Maryland school district that… Read more »

How One Educator Broke Rules, Influenced a State Law and Got All His Students to Graduation

Roger Cook, superintendent, Taylor County School District, Kentucky Roger Cook, a superintendent in rural central Kentucky, took a risky path to becoming a champion for academic success. By his own admission, this former high school football coach says some of his methods broke the rules. He believed his students needed personalized help to be successful… Read more »