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At least 465 truant students w...

Apr 15, 2019 by

A controversial state policy designed to ensure virtual school students learning remotely are engaged with their coursework has...

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Read the report on de Blasio’s...

Apr 8, 2019 by

Mayor Bill de Blasio at Brooklyn Generation School — formerly part of the Renewal program By Alex Zimmerman  – Mayor Bill de...

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College campus visits can enco...

Mar 28, 2019 by

By Matt Barnum – When researchers asked hundreds of eighth-graders living near Arkansas’s flagship university whether they’d...

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Reading instruction critique p...

Mar 17, 2019 by

By Ann Schimke – The reading courses at Colorado’s largest educator preparation program don’t match up with research on...

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Did opt-out land some New York...

Mar 7, 2019 by

By Alex Zimmerman  – PHOTO: Christina Veiga/Chalkbeat Chancellor Richard Carranza When state officials announced a new set...

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Chicago mayor’s contest:...

Feb 28, 2019 by

Chicago mayoral candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot. Chicago’s crowded mayor’s race is headed toward a runoff. Early...

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Denver teachers will strike Mo...

Feb 11, 2019 by

Denver teachers will strike on Monday after school district and union leaders failed to reach an agreement in a last-ditch bargaining...

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How did an out-of-town chancel...

Jan 30, 2019 by

By Alex Zimmerman – PHOTO: Christina Veiga/Chalkbeat Richard Carranza climbed the steps of Tweed Courthouse, the education...

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Kindergarten is getting more a...

Jan 27, 2019 by

By Matt Barnum – Kindergarten isn’t what it used to be — and that might not be a bad thing. Recent research has found that...

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Why the portfolio model is key...

Jan 9, 2019 by

By Matt Barnum – If Los Angeles teachers go on strike this week or next, it won’t just be about dollars and cents — it will be...

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What five L.A. teachers are th...

Jan 7, 2019 by

America’s second-largest school district appears headed for a teachers’ strike, with more than 30,000 Los Angeles educators prepared...

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10 lessons from education rese...

Dec 23, 2018 by

By Matt Barnum – It’s hard to keep up with education research. So with the end of the year approaching, we’re here to help....

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Even as suspensions fall, Memp...

Dec 17, 2018 by

By Laura Faith Kebede – Hidden behind what Memphis education officials have said is good news when it comes to student...

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The SHSAT helps Manhattan fami...

Dec 14, 2018 by

Choosing schools in New York City can be a formidable challenge. That was evident at a Community Education Council meeting in...

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Want to attend one of Newark&#...

Dec 9, 2018 by

By Patrick Wall – Newark students will soon face a new hurdle when trying to snag seats at the city’s most popular high...

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GOP power grab — or path to be...

Dec 6, 2018 by

By Lori Higgins – Lame duck lawmakers in Michigan are moving to shift some crucial decisions about education — such as closing...

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Indianapolis’s Lewis Ferebee i...

Dec 3, 2018 by

By Matt Barnum, Shaina Cavazos – Lewis Ferebee will be the next chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, officials announced Monday,...

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New York City aims for diversi...

Nov 27, 2018 by

By Christina Veiga – New York City is moving closer towards an overhaul of its early child care system that will put the...

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In most U.S. cities, neighborh...

Nov 22, 2018 by

By Matt Barnum – Between 1990 and 2015, Seattle’s neighborhoods saw a notable decline in racial segregation. It would make...

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50 years in, why the fight for...

Nov 20, 2018 by

Thirteen-year-old Alejandra Del Bosque knows not everyone gets to take a class like hers. In it, she’s learned about Mexican-American...

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