First Bell: July 24, 2014

LOW-INCOME KIDS AND COLLEGE
Yes Prep’s Jason Bernal writes that getting low-income students through college requires more than just creating a culture of high academic expectations. (Hechinger Report)
 
MATH TROUBLES
In the New York Times Magazine, Chalkbeat’s Elizabeth Green delves into the history of math instruction in the U.S. and Japan and asks why Americans do so poorly in the subject. (New York Times)
 
TEACHER PERFORMANCE
A state appellate court panel found that the public does not have the right to know individual Los Angeles teachers’ job-performance ratings. (Los Angeles Times)
 
FORDHAM IN THE NEWS
Soundcloud: “Big Sort, Part 2
The Austin Chronicle: “SBOE: No Scholars Need Apply
Journal Star: “Extra: Science education seen as a top concern

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