In rural parts of the South, school choice has long been linked to private segregation academies opened for white families fleeing desegregation and busing. Mississippi’s first rural charter school challenges that legacy, but threatens the struggling traditional public schools most black children still attend
We learn more from an integrated school staff than just the syllabus
What would happen if they wielded their economic and cultural power collectively?
OPINION: ‘I’d filled out the FAFSA incorrectly, and I assumed it was the end of my education. It wasn’t — because my principal cared’
Helping more underrepresented students, especially black and brown young men, to prepare for life after high school
Across the country a gap persists between the number of black and Latino students graduating from state high schools, and the number enrolling in state flagship schools.
A Washington, D.C., charter school prioritizes students’ emotional development — and finds ways to grade them on it
Eight years in, a program that helps low-income students stay on track to college is spreading — and showing results
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Glossing over America’s original sin means we can never overcome it
Two quantitative studies find that black students are under-identified for disabilities at school