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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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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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