Shutdowns, testing, quarantine...

Sep 19, 2021 by

Five schools and the Ninth Grade Academy at Roxborough High School have temporarily closed since schools opened about two weeks ago....

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How COVID-19 widened education...

Jul 6, 2021 by

By Mila Koumpilova  Photos by Max Herman for Chalkbeat As the promise of spring hung over Chicago, three teenage boys tussled with...

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NJ promises students help with...

Jul 1, 2021 by

The Garden State Guarantee could help address a downward trend, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, in college enrollment among...

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The struggle to close reading ...

May 19, 2021 by

Just ask Chicago parents, who’ve confronted remote learning and wide-ranging inconsistencies in how schools teach literacy. Leslie...

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I am a principal in NYC. I app...

Apr 21, 2021 by

Back on campus, it’s impossible not to feel grateful — and hopeful. By Kristin Cahill  First Person is where Chalkbeat features...

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Remote learning has frustrated...

Mar 6, 2021 by

Now more than ever, schools need our community’s support. By Lee Chilcote First Person is where Chalkbeat features personal essays by...

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Memphis superintendent orders ...

Feb 15, 2021 by

Superintendent Joris Ray shared an updated timeline for reopening Memphis classrooms on Friday afternoon after weeks of pressure from...

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5 big questions Miguel Cardona...

Feb 2, 2021 by

By Matt Barnum – “For so many of our schools and far too many of our students, this unprecedented year has piled on crisis...

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Too many F’s: Michigan school ...

Jan 12, 2021 by

Michigan school officials may revamp grades and assignments, and eliminate failing grades or switch to pass/fail grading. By Eleanore...

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With a reopening date set, wil...

Dec 11, 2020 by

The earliest date students could return to Chicago school buildings would be January 11. Stacey Rupolo/Chalkbeat The first wave of...

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Newark will temporarily close ...

Nov 21, 2020 by

The centers, where students can attend online classes while their parents work, will close for 10 days. As coronavirus cases surge,...

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Denver Superintendent Susana C...

Nov 15, 2020 by

Denver’s superintendent is taking a job in the Dallas Independent School District. Less than two years after being appointed...

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If Biden wins, a major ed refo...

Nov 8, 2020 by

Janice Jackson, Sonja Santelises, William Hite floated for ed secretary Democrats for Education Reform is coordinating a...

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Homeless students need more th...

Oct 24, 2020 by

Chicago is home to more more than 16,000 students without stable housing. Remote learning puts them at risk of falling further behind...

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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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