For Years, Denver Public Schoo...

Feb 22, 2021 by

Denver schools began 2021 on a hopeful note, welcoming students back to classrooms after a lengthy digital hibernation. As in other...

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Federal Probes into Lack of Sc...

Jan 28, 2021 by

Luis Martinez, 11 and a fifth grader in Los Angeles, next to his mother, Tania Rivera, upon receiving an award two years ago. Luis,...

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As COVID Vaccine Rollout Appro...

Dec 7, 2020 by

Landra Fair, a high school science teacher at Unified School District No. 232 in Kansas, was thrilled for the chance to participate...

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New York City’s Homeless Stude...

Dec 6, 2020 by

The number of homeless students in New York City has remained above 100,000 for the fifth year in a row, according to new data posted...

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Politics, Not Science, is Driv...

Oct 22, 2020 by

Over seven months after much of society shut down in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no uniform policy guiding school...

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Students Could Have Lost as Mu...

Oct 9, 2020 by

Linda Jacobson – The last time Deyanira Hooper’s son Jeremy took California’s state assessment, he was 15 points from meeting...

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Police-Free Schools? This Subu...

Jul 14, 2020 by

By Mark Keierlebe – After George Floyd’s death galvanized one of the largest protest movements in U.S. history, schools...

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Ambitious Research Project — T...

Jun 27, 2020 by

A new research effort underway at Tulane University aims to track how every K-12 school in the United States — district, charter and...

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From Homeschooling to the Digi...

May 25, 2020 by

Andrew Rotherham – Considering how little we still know about coronavirus, it’s striking how much certainty there is about...

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A ‘Mastery’ Learning Initiativ...

May 22, 2020 by

A bold proposal in Cleveland could set the tone for how schools around the country could restart in the fall, one that takes into...

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When Siblings Become Teachers:...

Apr 12, 2020 by

By Zoë Kirsch When 22-year-old Lillian Acosta learned that New York City schools would close due to the coronavirus, she suddenly...

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Startling Science Scores in Ca...

Feb 24, 2020 by

Esmeralda Fabián Romero – A state task force newly assigned to narrowing California’s achievement gap got further proof of the...

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Mothers of Invention: Frustrat...

Jan 29, 2020 by

New York City English Language Arts teacher Vivett Dukes joins other parent activists in a jazz funeral for the education status quo....

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Peak: Trump Has a Plan to Impr...

Jan 13, 2020 by

The U.S. Department of Education desperately wants more Americans to go into science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields....

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A Decade of Decline at America...

Dec 7, 2019 by

This is the latest article in The 74’s ongoing ‘Big Picture’ series, bringing American education into sharper focus through new...

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250,000 Kids. $277 Million in ...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Why Are Students Still Being Denied? Beth Hawkins – After 11 years of trying to get help for their blind daughter, Sophia...

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What the Harvard Affirmative A...

Oct 3, 2019 by

By Mark Keierleber – After a federal judge ruled Tuesday that Harvard University’s admissions policies do not discriminate...

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Book Excerpt: Inside the ‘Purg...

Sep 12, 2019 by

Bronx 1 students in February with an art project they created for Black History Month (Success Academy/Facebook) Adapted from How the...

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Think Replacing NYC Gifted �...

Sep 2, 2019 by

New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and Mayor Bill de Blasio (Ed Reed/NYC Mayoral Photography Office) On Aug. 27, New...

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Study: Students Who Attend Cha...

Aug 17, 2019 by

By Brendan Lowe – Researchers attempting to gauge the success of charter schools tend to focus on hard academic metrics:...

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