Half a million Pa. kids are su...

Oct 6, 2020 by

Yolanda Biggers helps her daughter, Zyiah Satterwhite, 7, find her assignment. Zyiah attends second grade virtually from her home in...

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England created a national tut...

Aug 14, 2020 by

Research has shown that frequent in-school tutoring is one of the most effective ways to help students make academic progress. But...

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Return to school in Michigan c...

Jul 25, 2020 by

By Koby Levin – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer State of Michigan A controversial Republican back-to-school plan could land on Gov....

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Facing coronavirus, NYC princi...

Jul 20, 2020 by

Even before COVID-19, the city was poised for a wave of principal retirements. The pandemic could hasten their leave. By Christina...

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Chicago Public Schools will ke...

Jun 25, 2020 by

The question could come up before school begins in the fall. By Yana Kunichoff – An effort to remove police officers from...

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Some school districts are cutt...

Jun 10, 2020 by

Districts looking to cut ties with police will have to wrestle with whether they should replace officers with other security staff or...

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Activists demand removing the ...

Jun 5, 2020 by

The New York Police Department stations thousands of safety officers in city schools, an arrangement that has been in place since...

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Settlement reached in historic...

May 15, 2020 by

Details on what the settlement of the right to read lawsuit includes are expected to be released later Thursday. By Lori Higgins...

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A looming issue for schools: T...

May 10, 2020 by

Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat Belinda Mckinney-Childrey has spent more than 30 years as a teacher. Before the pandemic, she thought she was...

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Voluntary? Remote? Districts g...

May 4, 2020 by

By Kalyn Belsha School bus outside a charter school in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. David Handschuh/Chalkbeat What does summer school...

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Are we at a transformative mom...

May 4, 2020 by

Philip G Altbach and Hans de Wit – With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world’s universities have had to close...

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‘Governor, now is the time’: D...

Apr 30, 2020 by

Detroit school district leaders are urging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reach a settlement with the plaintiffs in a 2016 literacy...

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Report says states should exte...

Apr 8, 2020 by

Researchers from Michigan State University analyzed state responses to the coronavirus pandemic and offered recommendations for the...

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Why do so many Colorado studen...

Mar 29, 2020 by

By Ann Schimke – School districts that serve tens of thousands of Colorado students are using discredited or inconsistent...

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The coronavirus double whammy:...

Mar 25, 2020 by

The new coronavirus has closed schools for weeks, and in some places for the rest of the academic year. Thousands of parents have...

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All states can cancel standard...

Mar 20, 2020 by

President Trump and the U.S. Department of Education announced the unprecedented but unsurprising move Friday. By Matt Barnum, Kalyn...

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As coronavirus hits, only abou...

Mar 10, 2020 by

The lack of full-time nurses is a longstanding issue that’s gaining prominence because of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. As the...

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Chicago school serving student...

Mar 7, 2020 by

By Samantha Smylie – Coronaviruses research, conceptual illustration. Vials of blood in a centrifuge being tested for...

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Behind closed doors: When it c...

Feb 21, 2020 by

By Melanie Asmar – Nearly every day, Brenna Wann saw staff members take young students, sometimes kicking and screaming, to the...

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‘Everything fell apart.’ Paren...

Feb 15, 2020 by

By Marta W. Aldrich – Eight-year-old Gigi Benassi winces as a pressure probe tickles her ear during a hearing test with...

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