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Common Core is out. Tennessee ...

Jun 26, 2017 by

By Marta W. Aldrich – Teachers poring over Tennessee’s revised academic standards are mostly breathing a sigh of relief as the...

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Here’s what male teachers of c...

Jun 19, 2017 by

By Laura Faith Kebede – A passion for teaching and learning is what drew Archie Moss to a career in education. But the Memphis...

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Beyond the test score horse ra...

Jun 16, 2017 by

By Matt Barnum – The latest big charter school study was sweeping in scope, looking at thousands of students in 26 states...

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Who’s helping and who’s hurtin...

Jun 12, 2017 by

By Matt Barnum – Some charter school networks are significantly improving student achievement, but others are harming student...

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Girls outnumber boys in charte...

Jun 9, 2017 by

By Matt Barnum – Look around an average charter school. The difference may be too small to be perceptible, but you might notice...

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Tennessee’s turnaround distric...

Jun 8, 2017 by

By Grace Tatter – For five years, the Achievement School District has been the Tennessee Department of Education’s primary...

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On Betsy DeVos’s budget wish l...

May 24, 2017 by

By Sarah Darville – Recent research about private-school voucher programs has been grim: In Washington D.C., Indianapolis,...

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Community schools are expandin...

May 16, 2017 by

By Matt Barnum – New York City’s announcement this week that it is doubling down on community schools indicates a firm belief...

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Betsy DeVos called Obama’s sch...

May 10, 2017 by

By Matt Barnum – In the waning days of the Obama administration, a federal study showed that its signature effort to improve...

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Budget deal would spare AmeriC...

May 2, 2017 by

By Sarah Darville – Schools and education nonprofits that rely on AmeriCorps members may soon be able to breathe a sigh of...

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Nikolai Vitti has been chosen ...

Apr 25, 2017 by

By Erin Einhorn – In his job application to run Detroit schools, Florida superintendent Nikolai Vitti wrote that he was...

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Chancellor Betty Rosa hits bac...

Apr 24, 2017 by

New York has moved sharply away from innovative education reforms with “bewildering and humbling speed.” That’s what Robert Pondiscio...

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Four things to know about Van ...

Apr 20, 2017 by

By Philissa Cramer – A small city in rural Ohio will host a high-stakes education summit on Thursday when U.S. Education...

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A quiet change in Indiana law ...

Apr 10, 2017 by

During the first 24 years of the Milwaukee voucher program, 121 new private schools opened and nearly 70 percent of those schools...

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Goodbye parent-teacher confere...

Apr 2, 2017 by

By Alex Zimmerman – On a recent Tuesday evening, two sixth-grade teachers at Manhattan’s West Prep Academy offered up a poem by...

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Betsy DeVos on American school...

Mar 29, 2017 by

By Sarah Darville – U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos isn’t concerned that a push for more school choice could inadvertently...

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Eva Moskowitz talks about Bets...

Mar 26, 2017 by

By Cassi Feldman – As news spread last fall that Eva Moskowitz, founder and CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, was being...

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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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