In the aftermath of President Obama’s State of the Union Address in February, in which he “shouted out” to Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech) in Brooklyn, NY as a model for educational reform, P-Tech institutions have garnered new attention and in many cases, imitation. Last week, New York State Governor Mario Cuomo announced plans to clone the successful model at 10 schools across the state, and business leaders in Idaho have indicated interest in replicating the model in that state as well.
Click here to read the full story in the New York Daily News.
Click here to read the full story in Idaho Education News.
Rashid Ferrod Davis (M.S. Ed. in Administration and Supervision ’03) is the founding principal of P-Tech, which is a “turnaround” institution for grades 9 through 14 focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, with partners including the New York City Department of Education, the New York City College of Technology, The City University of New York’s Early College Initiative, and IBM. Click here to read his response to President Obama’s comments in the NYC Schoolbook.