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Here’s How Trump Could D...

Jan 30, 2017 by

Jonah Edelman – A stroke of the pen at the White House could put more than 700,000 current students, recent graduates and even...

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The Fight That Should Matter M...

Jan 18, 2017 by

Peter Cunningham – In 2007, candidate Barack Obama stood before the National Education Association and made it clear that he...

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Angelica Infante-Green on Crea...

Jan 13, 2017 by

Michael Vaughn – As a deputy commissioner for the New York State Education Department, Angelica Infante-Green is making a...

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Going From the Bronx to a Subu...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Zachary Dorcinville – 7:00 a.m. Waking up as an 8-year-old, I got out of bed and proceeded to the bathroom to brush my teeth....

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The Last Thing I Wanted Was An...

Dec 14, 2016 by

Tanatswa Mashangeni – As a busy high school student with a demanding schedule, the last thing I wanted to add to my plate was...

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I Thought People Like Me Didn&...

Dec 6, 2016 by

Carolina Cantu, a 2016 graduate of IDEA Public Schools, is a freshman at Princeton University studying molecular biology. Last year,...

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Are Charter Schools and Teache...

Dec 2, 2016 by

– All of us at Education Post believe that open, honest conversation among people with a diversity of viewpoints can help...

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Here’s What I Told My Black St...

Nov 15, 2016 by

  Sharif El-Mekki – The morning after the election, Philadelphia was fresh off a six-day public transit strike. Now our...

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Two of America’s Largest...

Oct 25, 2016 by

Chris Stewart – While much of education world is locked in circular discussions (mostly centered on charter schools) that is...

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All She Had to Do Was Take a P...

Oct 24, 2016 by

Caroline Bermudez – Bertie Simmons might be America’s oldest high school principal and she also may be its toughest. In 2000,...

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Before You Get Rid of ‘No Excu...

Oct 20, 2016 by

Sharif El-Mekki – I’m concerned about the growing backlash against what are referred to as “no excuses” schools. Too often,...

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The Immoral Charter Cap Battle...

Sep 29, 2016 by

Peter Cunningham – The news that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has reversed her position on school choice and now...

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Everything You Need to Know Ab...

Sep 23, 2016 by

Ikhlas Saleem – Black Charter Leaders to NAACP: Hands Off Our Schools On Wednesday, the Black Alliance for Educational Options...

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To Hell With the Naysayers, I’...

Sep 19, 2016 by

Tracy Dell’Angela – A decade ago, I reported on the first graduation ceremony at Chicago’s Spry Community Links High School,...

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5 Things Every Educator, Advoc...

Sep 10, 2016 by

Quibila Divine – All around the country, low-income children are consistently denied the quality of education needed to provide...

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Why the Melding of Politics, S...

Sep 5, 2016 by

Audrey Kim – Two years ago, I matriculated from one of the most liberal, activist college campuses in the country. In the...

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How Badly Do We Really Want Bl...

Sep 2, 2016 by

Sharif El-Mekki – “I am not accountable for the violence, drugs, pregnancy…in my school.” I wasn’t surprised by this final...

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Oakland Supt. Antwan Wilson on...

Aug 27, 2016 by

Michael Vaughn – On July 1, 2014, Antwan Wilson became the superintendent of Oakland Unified School District—a district that...

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Here’s Why Tennessee Tea...

Aug 21, 2016 by

Thomas Toch – With the expiration this month of federal incentives for states to introduce more meaningful teacher evaluation...

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These Are the New York City Hi...

Aug 13, 2016 by

Charles Orgbon III – As a climate science advocate, I am always surprised to meet individuals who can’t explain the difference...

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