Morning Announcements: September 30, 2010
September 30, 2010 02:23 pm
Andrew Rotherham offers Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, five philanthropy lessons in his column School of Thought in Time Magazine. Last week, Zuckerberg agreed to donate $100 million to improve the long-troubled public schools in Newark, NJ.
In Indiana, state legislators learned Wednesday that, in 2009, schools got paid for 16,315 students no longer in attendance.
According to a report from the Citizens Research Council, on average, charters score below state averages on Michigan Education Assessment Program tests. But charters often score better than districts surrounding them, especially in urban centers.