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English teacher Elise Butler-Pinkham works with 5-year-old Janiyah, who is sporting new pink glasses she got as a result of a vision screening this summer.

These New Orleans teachers keep kindergartners hot for learning all summer

English teacher Elise Butler-Pinkham works with 5-year-old Janiyah, who is sporting new pink glasses she got as a result of a vision screening this summer. Photo: Marta…

Dr. Princess Parker, educational consultant, works with a third grade student at East Sunflower summer school.

Full-court press for Mississippi third graders in summer school has disappointing results

After month of intense work with youngsters who twice failed state reading test, one Delta district sees scant progress

Students meet with the center’s creative director Shirl Buss and representatives from the National Organization of Minority Architects as part of the school’s revitalization efforts. Buss tells the students to “talk up” their ideas.

Can schools integrate when neighborhoods do?

Parents and educators at a San Francisco elementary school hope their changing community means better times ahead

Northwest students perform the first all black high school musical of

Can the arts get students to college? All-black high school cast says yes in ‘Purple Dreams’ documentary

Producer Robin Grey talks about her new film and how the arts motivate students to seek post-secondary degrees

Head of the class: Here is how one state will provide advanced training for blended learning

  A new partnership in Ohio will provide school leaders with advanced training in the use of classroom technology. About 70 principals…

Second grade teacher Megan Winslow, 33, reviews student work at her home in San Jose. Winslow, who has taught for nine years, shares a $2,515-a-month two-bedroom apartment with a roommate.

Housing in Silicon Valley out of reach for teachers

Silicon Valley housing prices have been rising sharply, pricing public school teachers out of the market. While 85 percent of children attend public school in Santa Clara County, the closest…

Bodie Manly helps Jarmon James, 12, with fractions in advance of a PARCC-like practice test.

Some Common Core tests are getting shorter. What are they losing?

Bodie Manly helps Jarmon James, 12, with fractions in advance of a PARCC-like practice test. Photo: Peggy Barmore WASHINGTON – After a rough spring testing season,…

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Saniyah Barthelemy, 11, digs a trench as her class works on building a rain garden to fix a drainage problem at Arthur Ashe Charter School. Barthelemey will enter sixth grade this fall at Langston Hughes Academy, another FirstLine school.

Food for thought: How gardens help students to grow in New Orleans

Saniyah Barthelemy, 11, digs a trench as her class works on building a rain garden to fix a drainage problem at Arthur Ashe Charter School. Barthelemey will enter…

Malcolm X College student Laura Ponce with her advisor, David Cruz, who is helping her map out a route to graduation.

Colleges give drifting students maps to help them find their way to graduation

Simple advising plan spotlights how unnecessarily complicated college has become

A Sweet Briar College graduate wipes away a tear during commencement exercises Saturday morning, May 16, 2015 near Amherst, Va. The school announced plans to close earlier in the year, potentially making the class of 2015 the school's last.

The Sweet Briar lesson, and the future of small private colleges

The ills that face colleges across the country

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