Chancellor Antwan Wilson of DCPS during a visit at the Washington Metropolitan High School.

What lengths will you take to get your child in a “good” school?

A school leader breaks his own rules to enroll his child in a school

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho talks with a school board member after he announced he will turn down a job offer to become head of the New York City schools on March 1, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Mr. Carvalho made the announcement to not become New York City's schools chancellor during an emergency School Board meeting that had been called to discuss the news of the job offer.

Analysis: Children first? Once again, egos and politics obscure education issues

Miami-Dade superintendent spurns chance to lead NYC schools

Children play outside during recess at Hokitika Primary School. Last year, the school lost 10 students to a nearby, more affluent school.

What would actually happen if we gave all parents the chance to pick their children’s schools?

New Zealand’s history of school choice offers some lessons

Third-graders at Alamosa Elementary School in Albuquerque practice reading with first-graders in Carrie Ramirez’s classroom.

Students can’t learn if they don’t show up at school

Districts are paying more attention to “chronic absenteeism” in their efforts to improve student learning

A program helps low-income parents graduate at twice the rate of other community college students

Graduation rates in Arkansas have improved for all racial groups under this program

Huyen Le and her daughter Katelynn Trinh. Through “nudges” via texts, Le gets reminded of activities to do with Katelynn that enhance her learning.

Text-based tips may help parents and preschoolers learn

Text “nudges” can boost literacy and numeracy among young children by changing parents’ habits

As students spend more time on digital devices in school, data security becomes increasingly important.

Who is keeping student data safe in the era of digital learning?

Some districts go above and beyond compliance to foster trust among parents


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Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

Economists find pitfalls to high school choice in New York City

Experiments that send parents useful information by text have been found to increase student attendance and reduce course failures dramatically.

Sending parents useful information about attendance, course progress has big effects, social scientists find

Parents could be a greater resource in efforts to increase student achievement

Could more home visits improve outcomes for Mississippi moms and kids?

Future of current programs uncertain as officials hope for congressional reauthorization