Stories by Rachel Cromidas

Rachel Cromidas joined the staff of GothamSchools in 2011. A graduate of the University of Chicago, she has written about education, urban affairs, and culture for the New York Times, the Chicago News Cooperative, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and others. subscribe to Rachel Cromidas's feed

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: Gotham Schools

Special education students are being placed in mainstream classrooms -- but with little apparent support for either teachers or students.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2012, Source: Gotham Schools

Summer "bridge" programs are critical to preventing summer learning loss among high poverty students -- but public funding to support them remains scarce, at best.

Posted on: May 10, 2012, Source: Gotham Schools

With help from the Pratt Institute, Staten Island high school students have reimagined their campus to better serve the small learning communities it houses.