Saturday Clips

Great test prep policy in Philly Teach and Learn
"Our students score poorly on
the PSAE and ISAT because they don't know enough science. Using test-prep to
review and drill doesn't teach them the science they need, it teaches them how
to take the test. If we really focus on good instruction, and make sure kids get
solid instruction year-to-year, scores will go up."

Fake charity bilks Clemente Academy Chicago Journal
"Clemente Achievement Academy in West Town is one of four Chicago Public Schools that a now-defunct charity allegedly bilked out of funds for use on trips to Brazil, visits to liposuction clinics, and production costs for pornographic movies."

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