Disinformation Fanned Chaos Du...

Jul 17, 2020 by

A recent torrent of disinformation seems to have inflamed some of the civil unrest inspired by the police killing of George Floyd....

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Poll: Americans Want More Educ...

Nov 3, 2019 by

The public is willing to raise some taxes, but only ones that create unreliable revenue streams. by Liz Farmer –  Most...

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White Communities, Black Stude...

Oct 6, 2019 by

White enrollment in private schools creates stark disparities in many districts. by Mike Maciag – (David Kidd) In Rockland...

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White Communities, Black Stude...

Sep 18, 2019 by

White enrollment in private schools creates stark disparities in many districts. by Mike Maciag – (David Kidd) In Rockland...

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Do School Dress Codes Unfairly...

Sep 12, 2019 by

Do schools’ dress codes unfairly target girls of color? by Candice Norwood – Hasana Alidu likes to dress for her mood. A...

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Poll: Americans Want More Educ...

Aug 22, 2019 by

The public is willing to raise some taxes, but only ones that create unreliable revenue streams. by Liz Farmer – 60 percent of...

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After 40% Cut, University of A...

Jul 28, 2019 by

Lawmakers failed to override the Republican governor’s decision to cut 40 percent of the university system’s state...

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A Simple Change That Can Reduc...

Jul 1, 2019 by

It involves tweaking the tone and the look of letters home to parents. by J. Brian Charles –  (Shutterstock) 14% of...

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In West Virginia, Where the Te...

Jun 23, 2019 by

The West Virginia Senate passed a bill that would not only punish teachers for protesting but also includes a charter school...

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In West Virginia, Where the Te...

Jun 16, 2019 by

The West Virginia Senate passed a bill that would not only punish teachers for protesting but also includes a provision they recently...

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The Keys to Helping Kids Overc...

May 30, 2019 by

New studies shed light on how low-income children can beat the odds that are against them in school and beyond. by Liz Farmer –...

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How Charter Schools Lost Democ...

Apr 2, 2019 by

by J. Brian Charles – Last December, after two years of negotiation that hadn’t produced a contract, the United Teachers of Los...

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Chronic Absenteeism a Major Pr...

Dec 22, 2018 by

More than 15 percent of students are missing almost a month of school. Districts don’t know how to address the issue. by Mike...

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‘The Single Biggest Risk...

Nov 27, 2018 by

Preschoolers are eight times, on average, more likely to get kicked out. States are starting to notice and intervene. Walter Gilliam,...

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In Year of Strikes, 7 States H...

Oct 20, 2018 by

Education has emerged as an issue this fall beyond school board and superintendent races. by Louis Jacobson – Schools are a hot...

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How Education Reform Taught Te...

Oct 9, 2018 by

In school districts across the country, being held accountable for grades and graduation rates has motivated educators to tamper with...

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How Education Reform Taught Te...

Sep 20, 2018 by

In school districts across the country, being held accountable for grades and graduation rates has motivated educators to tamper with...

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After Decades of Reform, Has C...

Aug 8, 2018 by

by J. Brian Charles – The phone call Janice Jackson had been waiting for came in early December. She was going to be named...

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Minneapolis Joins the Food Tru...

Jul 14, 2018 by

Instead of making low-income kids travel for meals when school is out, Minneapolis is bringing the food to them. by Mattie Quinn...

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In Rare Move, Arizona Takes Co...

Jul 4, 2018 by

When Robert Donofrio retired as the longtime superintendent of Murphy Elementary School District in 2004, the small district had a...

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