(Note: I photographed this back in May, 2012) Most of my Education Week work a bit “inside baseball” — which makes it inherently interesting. Education Week is the newspaper of record for public schools, grade K-12 in the United States. Their audience is smart and specific. Stories about policy and programs are the norms. Common [...]
Jonathan Brice, officer of school support networks, Baltimore Public Schools, is instrumental in moving away from the Baltimore City Public School System’s zero-tolerance policies. He developed new conduct codes, and created the Success Academy, a suspension school/alternative learning environment, which is in the basement of the district’s headquarters in the Dr. Alice G. Pinderhughes Administration Building, where I [...]
A photo David Donaldson photographed in 2009 for a New York Times story was relicensed for a New York Review of Books story on public school education, titled “How, and How Not, to Improve the Schools.” David Donaldson, a high school teacher in the Teach for America program, with his students at the Maryland Academy of Technology and Health Sciences, Baltimore, December 2009.
The Baltimore City charter school City Springs has implemented several structural practices such as single gender classrooms and the Restorative Practices pedagogy.