Homework survey results inform teaching practices

March 29, 2018

Complaints about excessive homework are a constant presence in the Urban School’s hallways. But how much truth is there to these claims? Led by Geoff Ruth, the Academic Dean, the school administration...

Recreational reading loses prevalence among busy high school students

October 14, 2015

Remember those reading logs you got in middle school? Those glorious days when your homework was to spend a substantial amount of time with the book of your choice? No annotations necessary, no passage...

Race to Nowhere: documentary targets impact of America’s achievement Culture

April 5, 2011

Playing in 48 states with more than 500 screenings, “Race to Nowhere” is giving viewers a lesson about the harmful effects of America’s achievement culture on high school students. The 85-minute...

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