Democrats speak up about tots and college students, but say less on K-12 issues

Speakers steer clear of divisive issues like charters and Common Core

Four ways to create a strong principal pipeline, and a leader prep process to match

It is a challenging time to be a school leader—and to hire good ones. The headlines make it plain: From funding crises (as in Detroit and Kansas) to school…

Chronically absent: Is quality education possible in juvenile detention in Mississippi?

One Mississippi youth court judge says he wants to be bored – like the Maytag man

Presentations and portfolios take the place of tests for some students

High schools may use an alternate graduation path for students who stumble on the ‘normal’ route

More than just a science lesson: NASA EarthKAM fascinates a special education classroom

Speech-language therapist Dacia DeAngelis demonstrates gravity in a lesson with fourth grade students at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in the Asbury Park School District in New Jersey.

Democratic political infighting over education pulls the rug out from under black families

The real bait and switch: Reformers’ selling school choice as justice

As the race to expand STEM education enters its next lap, here are three ways to recruit and train more teachers

Talia Milgrom-Elcott As a first-year teacher at Antheil Elementary School in Ewing, New Jersey, one of Linda Hoffman’s favorite moments is when her third grade students have…


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Have Obama’s education policies weakened the Democratic Party?

PHILADELPHIA — Are you better off now than you were eight years ago? For the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT), the answer to this perennial election question has to be…

Clinton looks to move Democrats away from ‘Education Wars’

Can she unite the party’s opposing sides?

Trump pledges to ‘rescue kids from failing schools’ in final night of Republican convention

Education got only the briefest mention in Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican convention in Cleveland on Thursday. “We will rescue kids from failing schools by helping…