Election 2016

Was the DeVos confirmation hearing a dream or a nightmare? Pallas weighs in

The latest threat to public education? Grizzly bears.

In charter-school oversight, as in foreign affairs: Trust, but verify

Will Betsy DeVos expand access to charters and private schools, shifting public money to private and quasi-private sectors?

Schoolchildren “have a lot of questions and a lot of fear” in aftermath of Trump victory

Teachers rush to reassure students put on edge by President-elect Trump

How can education reform the minds of Trump voters?

America is no more racist, sexist and nationalist than it was a day before the GOP victory

After shocking election, New York history teacher tries to alleviate ‘despair, anxiety or indignation’

Dealing with the fact that there are a lot of people in the world who think differently than you do is an important part of the work of becoming an adult

Educators ponder meaning of a Trump presidency: Plea for “the vulnerable and the bullied”

Many of those who are reacting to his presidency say more is unknown about what’s next than is known

California voters overturn English-only instruction law

Multilingual Education Act passes and revives bilingual education in one of nation's most diverse states


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Donald Trump says one university spent $150 million a year complying with government red tape

Reporting by The Hechinger Report revealed that this is, at best, a huge exaggeration

What if #FreeCollege actually hurts the very students it is supposed to help?

Trump and Clinton are likely to look at this question. So does a new study