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Nettie Hunt and her daughter Nickie sit on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. Nettie explains to her daughter the meaning of the high court's ruling in the Brown Vs. Board of Education case that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional.

Any educational reform that ignores segregation is doomed to failure

A new report finds that such reforms only placate white people, don't bring equity

Segregation incarnated in brick and mortar

Where charter schools are built shows our commitment to integration

Students at Barwell Road Elementary School

Can freeing struggling schools from red tape help them improve?

North Carolina gives schools flexibility to try their own ideas for turning around

New York City Deputy Mayor Richard Buery greets Chirlane McCray, the city’s first lady, at the awards ceremony and celebration in honor of Black History Month at the American Museum in New York City on February 23, 2017.

OPINION: Black-led schools matter

The myth of invisibility — a year of reflection on racism in education reform

KIPP players on the sidelines at their game against Sophie B. Wright game.

High school football makes a comeback in New Orleans

Charter schools cut football to win minds. Now to win hearts, they’re bringing it back.

Rival studies shed light on the merits of a Montessori education

Benefits seen at preschools in Hartford but not high schools in the Netherlands

Charter school leaders are complicit with segregation, and it’s hurting their movement

Proponents of charter schools have bought into the watered down notion of inclusion

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More charter schools means fewer early education options, new research shows

In New Orleans, a study finds that charters don’t have incentives to offer PreK

KIPP players on the sidelines at their game against Sophie B. Wright game.

City that loved and lost high school football finally gets it back

After ripping up an entire school district, charter schools try to mend fences by reviving Friday night lights

A school bus drops off a student in front of the Claiborne Bridge in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tolerating failing schools in New Orleans — so long as they’re for black kids

The post-Katrina education reform shook up the school system; it’s time to do it again

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