A technology team from Facebook works to serve classroom teachers

At a California school, 20 Facebook employees built a software program that could eventually be used in any public school that wants it -- free

Bill Gates doubles down on his drive to improve teaching

Gentler language accompanies renewed commitment to teacher quality

California’s Aspire charter network gets a blended-learning boost from Silicon Schools Fund

A California-based charter school network has been an early but careful pioneer in blended learning, and now its leaders say they are ready to take it to the next level.…

Fifth-grade teacher Michele Downey gives directions to her class. Downey said teachers have evolved in their ability to use technology in meaningful ways. (Photo by Jackie Mader)

What’s the best way to prepare a teacher?

The Hechinger Report launches a reporting project to find out

How to go deeper in education: Report solutions

New toolkit offers tips for journalists to improve, expand stories

John King’s appointment signals Obama isn’t backing down on an aggressive education agenda

State Education Commissioner John King, Jr., left, and Education Secretary Arne Duncan talk during a visit to New York University’s Wagner School, Thursday, April 10, 2014 in New…

The lifelong teacher who will lead U.S. education

State Education Commissioner John King Jr. testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on education on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. King said he would advocate…


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Duncan’s successor must make sure to partner with the disenfranchised

Reform should be done with communities, not to them

Students and teachers owe Arne Duncan their thanks for innovation, leadership

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, speaks during a town hall meeting as President Barack Obama looks on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at North High School in Des Moines,…

Arne Duncan’s legacy – the top-down approach to education

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, right, answers a question while Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, left, listens during the Tribal Leaders and School Officials Roundtable on Thursday,…