Malachi Zeitner, who received a scholarship for caddying.

Wealthier students more likely than poor to get private scholarships

Federal figures also show that whites have better odds of getting grants

Senate bill proposes a new education technology program in No Child Left Behind, with teacher training a priority

Legislation headed for debate on the U.S. Senate floor would create a new program to provide the nation’s schools with more money for technology and for training to make the…

A conference in Arizona emerges as a power-player in education technology

Pop quiz: Define equity. That question, posed to an educator, will probably spark a conversation about the uneven learning outcomes for disadvantaged students. But the word ‘equity’ means something very…

California Gov. Jerry Brown lowers his head while listening to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speak about today's technology during a meeting of the UC Board of Regents Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 in San Francisco. Gov. Brown is pressing the University of California to bring more courses online to help make college more accessible and affordable. Brown urged university leaders to expand online education.

California’s multi-million dollar online education flop is another blow for MOOCs

Once-celebrated online courses still haven’t lived up to the hype

How will charter schools differ from traditional public schools in Mississippi?

A conversation with one charter’s chief advisor

David Woodside, a seventh-grade math teacher at Taft Junior High in Oklahoma City, reviews a problem on the smart board.

Gone but not forgotten? Common Core lingers after Oklahoma’s repeal

Educators hang on to lessons learned in three years of Common Core training

Teachers unions on the rise again in New Orleans, 10 years after charters pushed them out

Teachers sporting “proud to be charter and union” buttons filled almost every seat in Morris Jeff Community School’s library on Tuesday in anticipation of the New Orleans campus’ board of…


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Learning more outside of the classroom than in

A new take on career education in high school may boost student motivation and performance

Online courses might offer a path to more degrees – and to reducing the carbon footprint

A new report suggests universities could reach more students, and save money, with blended learning

New York teachers hate the idea of outsiders evaluating them. Here’s what happened when D.C. tried it

This story was co-produced by The Teacher Project, an education reporting initiative at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism dedicated to covering teachers, and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news…