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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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Why Bonnie Anderson says she c...

Nov 18, 2018 by

By Francisco Vara-Orta – Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask educators who’ve been recognized for their work how...

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How restorative justice has ro...

Nov 12, 2018 by

By Francisco Vara-Orta – It was the second meeting of a group meant to defuse conflicts at KIPP Camino, and there was plenty to...

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Colorado Democrats overwhelmin...

Nov 12, 2018 by

Delegates at the Colorado Democratic state assembly Saturday sent a clear message to the state chapter of Democrats for Education...

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Carranza: New York City will h...

Oct 31, 2018 by

By Christina Veiga – With the number of homeless students surging to another record high last year, the education department...

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After Pittsburgh shooting, sch...

Oct 30, 2018 by

At New York City’s Harvest Collegiate High School on Monday, social studies teacher Andy del Calvo did what educators often do: He...

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New research shows how much lo...

Oct 24, 2018 by

By Matt Barnum – The consequences of teacher churn were apparent to Esperanza Vazquez, a mother of two from New York City. “I...

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