Tag Archives: PromiseNeighborhood

Mayor Juilán Castro hosted the San Antonio meeting of the Mayors for Educational Excellence Tour (MEET)

Mayor Juilán Castro recently hosted the San Antonio stop of the Mayors for Educational Excellence Tour (MEET), a partnership among the mayors of four major U.S. cities to highlight educational innovations. The Mayors’ Tour is a sign of good things to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

HuffPo on Paul Tough, author of “How Children Succeed”

Huffington Post writer Judy Bolton-Fassman says she is usually skeptical about parenting books, but this one is different. “How Children Succeed: An Interview with Paul Tough”, Judy Bolton-Fasman, Huffington Post, September 21, 2012. Paul Tough, in How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A high-performing charter school creates income diversity in Atlanta

A writer at The Hechinger Report describes how Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood is being transformed by a combination of a high performing charter school and a mixed-income public housing strategy. “Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America’s Schools”, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment