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KIPP files a federal lawsuit a...

Mar 20, 2017 by

Earlier this year, the UFT claimed KIPP threatened to fire teachers who didn’t vote to decertify the union. A dispute between one of...

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Yes, Congress scrapped Obama-e...

Mar 16, 2017 by

By Philissa Cramer – Last week’s headlines were dramatic: “Obama education rules are swept aside by Congress.” “Senate dumps...

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How changes to Michigan’s scho...

Mar 13, 2017 by

By Erin Einhorn – Some of Detroit’s most celebrated selective schools saw their standings plunge on the state’s most recent...

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Jeb Bush’s Team to Run D...

Mar 9, 2017 by

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is tapping former Indiana schools officials as she staffs up the federal education department....

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Trump calls education ‘the civ...

Mar 1, 2017 by

By Sarah Darville – Education is the civil rights issue of our time,” President Donald Trump said Tuesday night. The line...

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Hundreds of education leaders ...

Feb 25, 2017 by

Leaders of several hundred education nonprofits, charter school networks, and other education groups have signed onto an open letter...

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NYC Chancellor Carmen Fariña o...

Feb 16, 2017 by

By Christina Veiga – Chancellor Carmen Fariña is again drawing criticism from school integration advocates — this time for...

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Teaching when students are ful...

Feb 11, 2017 by

By Dylan Peers McCoy – It’s first period on a Wednesday, and Alejandra is chewing gum, bouncing her foot and goofing with...

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While you were waking up, the ...

Feb 4, 2017 by

Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as education secretary is all but assured after an unusual and contentious early-morning vote by the U.S....

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Elvis’ high school is now an u...

Jan 30, 2017 by

By Caroline Bauman, Marta W. Aldrich – When Elvis Presley graduated from L.C. Humes High School in 1953 during the days of...

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Colorado begins review of acad...

Jan 26, 2017 by

By Nicholas Garcia – Colorado lawmakers are to be briefed Wednesday on how the state education department is conducting a...

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The ASD once said it could sav...

Jan 19, 2017 by

After a charter operator abruptly announced plans to pull out of running two Memphis schools in Tennessee’s Achievement School...

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Report: New York City poised t...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Education officials will move to close or merge nine schools in the city’s “Renewal” turnaround program next year, the New York Times...

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Younger, vocal group of Denver...

Jan 7, 2017 by

By Melanie Asmar – A group of Denver teachers, many of them young and social justice-minded, has formed a caucus within the...

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Colorado’s new education commi...

Dec 29, 2016 by

By Nicholas Garcia – Katy Anthes is known as a consensus builder and a steady hand. As Anthes begins her tenure as Colorado...

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To hire and keep good teachers...

Dec 23, 2016 by

By Ann Schimke – As Colorado’s housing costs skyrocket, a growing number of school districts, local leaders and lawmakers are...

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Shrink classes or hire a couns...

Dec 20, 2016 by

By Dylan Peers McCoy – When principal Tihesha Guthrie realized how many of her students were struggling with attendance and...

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Great divide: How extreme acad...

Dec 20, 2016 by

By Monica Disare – Every fall, Scott Conti, principal of New Design High School in Lower Manhattan, faces the same challenge:...

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After state delays timeline, a...

Dec 17, 2016 by

By Erin Einhorn – Michigan schools waiting anxiously for word on whether they’ll be shut down next year will have to wait a...

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Michael Johnston, architect of...

Dec 11, 2016 by

State Sen. Michael Johnston, a former principal who designed the state’s landmark teacher evaluation law and is a prominent figure in...

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