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More Personal, More Equitable,...

Dec 13, 2017 by

Jim Shelton – In 1980, a group of graduate students at the University of Chicago began separate studies that called into...

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Most Pregnant and Parenting St...

Dec 10, 2017 by

She’s only 17, but Gionna Martin works harder than many people twice her age. Martin is a full-time high school senior and a teen...

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Analysis: Why Are All the Stor...

Dec 3, 2017 by

Richard Whitmire – A recent flurry of articles on boys falling behind in school do a great job laying out the facts — but fall...

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Educators We’re Thankful For: ...

Nov 22, 2017 by

Teachers give gifts — in so many different forms — every day. Sometimes those gifts come in the most creative of ways, and sometimes...

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Fake Education News? With Fals...

Nov 12, 2017 by

By Laura Fay – Last month, the left-wing news site Alternet published an article about fake news spread by right-leaning...

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San Francisco Failing to Serve...

Oct 29, 2017 by

Carolyn Phenicie – San Francisco, despite its reputation for unabashed progressivism and rapidly growing wealth, has a public...

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After 17 years on Front Lines ...

Oct 26, 2017 by

By Laura Fay – The Black Alliance for Educational Options, a nonprofit that advocates for school choice for African-American...

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Gates Foundation Shifts Educat...

Oct 20, 2017 by

By Kate Stringer – Of the $1.7 billion that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to public education over the...

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Two Lawyers Each Strive to Ope...

Oct 17, 2017 by

Beth Hawkins – For Ty Anthony Davis, circumstance stopped dictating destiny in the fourth grade. One day he was pulled out of...

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Analysis: Yes, Teacher Turnove...

Oct 15, 2017 by

Chad Aldeman – At an event several weeks ago, the Learning Policy Institute highlighted its recent report, “Teacher Turnover:...

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Where Are the Hispanic Teacher...

Oct 10, 2017 by

While Hiring’s Exploded in Last 25 Years, There Are Still 3 Times More Hispanic Students Than Instructors By Kevin Mahnken –...

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Monument Academy in D.C. Tries...

Sep 23, 2017 by

Carolyn Phenicie – The students at Monument Academy get two lessons in every class: academic and emotional. One August day...

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As More Parents of Special Nee...

Sep 18, 2017 by

During a recent car ride, Sheila Brailsford realized her son, Zameir Gray, had achieved something of a milestone: The 7-year-old boy,...

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David Osborne Shares a Sneak P...

Sep 2, 2017 by

David Osborne’s eyes light up when he talks about proof. A nationally renowned public policy reformer who is most well known for...

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Bullying on the Rise in NYC Mi...

Aug 22, 2017 by

More students in New York City schools report that their peers are being bullied than last year, according to a New York Daily News...

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Fewer Than 1 in 3 Americans Su...

Aug 16, 2017 by

Kate Stringer – A majority of Americans are familiar with the opt-out movement — parents withdrawing their children from...

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Jason Botel Reportedly Out at ...

Aug 15, 2017 by

Beth Hawkins – In recent days, education Kremlinologists have been glued to the potentially intertwined dramas of the U.S....

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Overshadowed by the College Se...

Aug 14, 2017 by

Mark Keierleber – After telling school officials she was raped in the band room, Rachel Bradshaw-Bean was punished. Instead of...

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A Free Education System Bought...

Aug 11, 2017 by

Derrell Bradford – When you think about education, it’s worth asking two questions over and over again: Why is this thing the...

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When Charter Schools Open, Nei...

Aug 2, 2017 by

Beth Hawkins – When charter schools open, neighboring schools get better: A new study finds 7 reasons why Few education policy...

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