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Exit Interview: Camden’s Paymo...

Jun 18, 2018 by

Emmeline Zhao – When Paymon Rouhanifard took over as superintendent of Camden City School District in 2013, 23 of the city’s 26...

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The California Teachers Associ...

Jun 12, 2018 by

Mike Antonucci – The California Teachers Association has voted to slash its 2018-19 budget by more than $20 million because it...

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Starbucks Shuts Down Tuesday f...

May 29, 2018 by

Schools and Teachers Have Been Doing the Same Training for Years — With Mixed Results They were educators, not baristas, and copies...

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Exclusive: Ahead of a Key Supr...

May 23, 2018 by

Mike Antonucci – The nation’s largest teachers union plans to reduce its budget by $50 million in anticipation of an...

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The Question That Stopped This...

May 17, 2018 by

Kai-Leé Berke – Early in my career, I was a new pre-K teacher on a Marine Corps base. As my first round of parent conferences...

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DC Charter’s Project-Based Aft...

May 13, 2018 by

Carolyn Phenicie – Washington, D.C. Teacher Nicole Battle was deliberately playing devil’s advocate with the second- and...

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Falling Into the Belief Gap: W...

Apr 25, 2018 by

Beth Hawkins – I took my younger son on his first college tour a few weeks ago. Our student guide asked after his interests and...

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Landmark 1983 Report Faced Bac...

Apr 9, 2018 by

Milt Goldberg – Ahead of the Reagan Institute’s Summit on Education commemorating the 35th anniversary of the release of “A...

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New Report: In 46 States, High...

Apr 3, 2018 by

By Kevin Mahnken – Source: Center for American Progress High school graduation rates have soared across the country over the...

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Analysis: The National Educati...

Mar 26, 2018 by

Mike Antonucci – The National Education Association is a big business, with market advantages that are the envy of other big...

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Our Year’s Most Memorable Inte...

Mar 21, 2018 by

Cramped inside phone booths at our co-working office space in Lower Manhattan, reporters at The 74 kept their phones busy in 2017....

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Why Teacher Strikes Aren’t Lik...

Mar 6, 2018 by

As I write this, the strike by West Virginia’s public school employees has entered its third week. The three unions involved — West...

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After Janus, Another Key Lawsu...

Feb 25, 2018 by

Carolyn Phenicie – It’s a week until the Supreme Court hears the potential blockbuster case Janus v. AFSCME, which could...

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Will 2018 Be the Year the Educ...

Feb 13, 2018 by

Carolyn Phenicie – The themes in the New York Times article are familiar ones in debates about higher education: questions...

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Another Outrage in Flint: Thir...

Feb 9, 2018 by

At the onset of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, third-grade literacy was 41.8 percent. That was nearly five years ago. The...

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Post-Maria, Puerto Rico Looks ...

Feb 6, 2018 by

By Mark Keierleber – Puerto Rico, still reeling from Hurricane Maria, is looking to reform its public education system with...

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As Puerto Rico Rebuilds Post-M...

Feb 5, 2018 by

By Mark Keierleber – More than four months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and shuttered its public education system,...

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It’s Not Just Union Dues, It’s...

Jan 30, 2018 by

Looking to States That Banned Them as Post-Janus Crystal Ball Carolyn Phenicie – The Supreme Court is about a month away from...

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KIPP Also Rises: Charter Netwo...

Jan 27, 2018 by

For Leyla Bravo-Willey, becoming the founding principal of Miami Sunrise Academy, only the fourth KIPP charter school to open in all...

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Special Ed Shell Game in Texas...

Jan 24, 2018 by

By Beth Hawkins – You know that old saw about following the money? An intriguing spat followed hard on the heels of the U.S....

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