As Puerto Rico Rebuilds Post-M...

Feb 5, 2018 by

By Mark Keierleber – More than four months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and shuttered its public education system,...

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It’s Not Just Union Dues, It’s...

Jan 30, 2018 by

Looking to States That Banned Them as Post-Janus Crystal Ball Carolyn Phenicie – The Supreme Court is about a month away from...

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KIPP Also Rises: Charter Netwo...

Jan 27, 2018 by

For Leyla Bravo-Willey, becoming the founding principal of Miami Sunrise Academy, only the fourth KIPP charter school to open in all...

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Special Ed Shell Game in Texas...

Jan 24, 2018 by

By Beth Hawkins – You know that old saw about following the money? An intriguing spat followed hard on the heels of the U.S....

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Why Boston’s Most Racially Div...

Jan 23, 2018 by

Richard Whitmire – BOSTON (Or, to be exact, Dorchester. To be more precise, the Savin Hill neighborhood of Dorchester. To be...

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The Lasting Legacy of NCLB �...

Jan 11, 2018 by

Nat Malkus – The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was famously an ambitious extension of the federal role in public education....

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Is Scapegoating Charter School...

Jan 10, 2018 by

Derrell Bradford – You don’t have to look far to find cogent rebuttals to a recent Associated Press story on charter schools...

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Special Report: NCLB + 15 — In...

Jan 8, 2018 by

“I know you all are anxious to get back to class. So please be seated.” So President George W. Bush began his historic Jan. 8, 2002,...

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Bloomberg Was Right. Time for ...

Dec 20, 2017 by

Jenny Sedlis – Three years ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a speech at the Coalition School for Social Change in...

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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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