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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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Holding middle-schoolers back ...

Oct 15, 2018 by

By Matt Barnum – To hold back or not to hold back? For many policymakers in the early 2000s, the answer was clear: it was time...

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Can a program designed for Bri...

Oct 10, 2018 by

By Steve Hendershot – Senn High senior Shrda Shrestha is attending her neighborhood high school in Edgewater against pretty...

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As students change schools, tu...

Oct 3, 2018 by

By Erin Einhorn, Chastity Pratt Dawsey  – This story is part of the series Moving Costs: How students changing schools disrupts...

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Can states help students get r...

Sep 29, 2018 by

By Matt Barnum – The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a new tactic for helping more students get ready for college: paying them...

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Brooklyn middle schools elimin...

Sep 21, 2018 by

By Christina Veiga – New York’s Department of Education on Thursday approved sweeping changes to the way students are admitted...

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Jeff Bezos will use his riches...

Sep 16, 2018 by

By Philissa Cramer, Matt Barnum – The latest effort to improve early childhood education for poor children comes from the...

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40 cities in 10 years: Leaked ...

Aug 22, 2018 by

The new organization aiming to spread a mix of charter schools, school autonomy, and unified enrollment across the country wants to...

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