Communication - Gaming Communication, Tenure-line, Associate or Full Professor | American University
The Meridian Public Charter School is a well-regarded institution serving students in preschool through eighth grade on 13th Street between V and W streets in Northwest Washington. Nearly all of its 531 students are black or Hispanic. Eighty-seven percent are from low-income families. The student body’s reading and math proficiency rates are about 15 percentage points above the city average.Read full article >>
Former Washington Post managing editor Philip Bennett will become director of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke University starting in July.
Bennett, who for the past two years has been managing editor of the PBS television program “Frontline,” was an editor at The Post from 1997 to 2009. He served as the newsroom’s second-ranking leader in the last four years of that period.Read full article >>
Assistant Superintendent (Office of Student Learning and Partnership) | Oregon Department of Education
Strong gusts near a rural Williamsburg airport might have played a role in the plane crash that killed a two-star Air Force general and his wife last week, airport officials and family members said.
Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Brown IV, 54, and his wife, Sue Brown, 52, had traveled from their home in the District on Friday to visit Brown’s father, Joseph D. Brown III, a doctor with a private practice in Williamsburg. It was a trip the couple had made many times in the family’s single-engine Cessna 210, but airport officials said winds gusting to 35 mph might have caused the plane to stall and spin out of control just before an attempted landing.Read full article >>
For more than a generation, educators and policymakers have been agonizing about America’s achievement gap, the persistent chasm in academic performance between poor and privileged children.
A new book and a national campaign launched Thursday says the country must pay equal attention to the “opportunity gap” — which exists when poor and minority students and English-language learners lack the same access as affluent students to skilled teachers, quality curriculum and well-equipped schools.Read full article >>