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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…

We need someone strong to be the peak,” Quitman cheerleading coach Stephanie Ruff says. “Nydresha is the star. We have to put the star on display.” (Amanda Brown / NJ Spotlight)

Viral math problems, unaccompanied minors and special ed in prison: A look back at Hechinger’s top K-12 stories of 2014

It’s been another big year for American education. The Common Core continued to shake up classrooms, amid bitter political feuds and parent protests. Schools around the country are also…

Unaccompanied minors bring hope, past trauma to American schools

Brandon, 18 and a recent immigrant from Guatemala, jumped eagerly into a recent conversation exercise in his English language class. He was supposed to ask a classmate, “What color are…

School librarian Shannon Englebrecht reminds Tori Reese, 8, that she has several books overdue. Englebrecht allows students at Charles Drew Preparatory Academy, a public school in San Francisco, to check out as many books as they want. Credit: Lillian Mongeau, EdSource

School librarians a rare find in California public schools

EdSource Shannon Engelbrecht, who works for the San Francisco Unified School District, is poised to become one of a rare breed in California when her hours are increased next year:…

Teacher Mark McKinley helps 3rd grader Madeline Lasher make a pentagonal prism using pipe cleaners and straws at Black Butte Elementary School in Shasta County. McKinley is enrolled in a program to train teachers in Common Core math. (Photo: Lillian Mongeau, EdSource)

Effective teacher training critical to success of Common Core math

Ed Source The quality of teacher training will be crucial to the success of the new Common Core State Standards in math, educators say,…

Q&A: Publicly funded preschool ‘top priority’ for U.S. Department of Education

Ed Source Expanding publicly funded care for children under 5 is a top priority for the U.S. Department of Education, said Libby Doggett, the deputy assistant…


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Q&A: Documentary filmmakers aim to start a national conversation about early education

Ed Source An argument in favor of universal preschool and publicly funded early care for infants and toddlers will hit the small screen early next year…

In search of high-quality teachers, charter network trains its own

OAKLAND, Calif. — Amy Youngman’s seventh- and eighth-grade humanities students had left for the day. Other than some shouts from the after-school program in the courtyard, all was quiet in…

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Just 13 percent of child care assistance goes to student parents

States control who gets federally supported child care assistance and few prioritize parents pursuing education or training