achievement gap

Lourenco Garcia, who earned national attention for his performance as principal at Revere High School, checks in with junior Fatima Vasquez as she works in the school’s writing center.

Teaching to the student, not the test

At Revere High School, ‘student-centered learning’ has helped new immigrants and low-income children succeed. Now the school’s former leader is taking his approach district-wide.

Students in a federally funded Head Start program in Sacramento, California on Aug. 21, 2013.

OPINION: When a low census count hurts children’s well-being

The dangers of discrepancies for early education

One solution for boosting Latino graduation rates

A new initiative aims to increase the number of older, Latino student graduates

Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash. Fights over teacher salaries and work conditions are escalating along the West Coast, and the disputes are particularly acute in Washington, a state that has infused at least $1 billion for teacher pay to resolve a long-running court battle.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

Strikes can help ensure class cabinets are fully stocked

Damian Lopez, 4, gives Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boabserg a high-five as he arrives for the first day of school at Escalante-Biggs Academy on August 20, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.

Take a closer look at those back-to-school photos: Is something missing?

School photos provide a snapshot of segregated schools from across the country

Momentum builds for career-focused P-TECH schools

Since the first school opened in Brooklyn in 2011, more than 100 others have followed

hands-on learning

TEACHER VOICE: A summer in a science lab taught me the importance of hands-on learning

Creating more ‘eureka moments’ in the classroom

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The invisible signs to look for on the first day of school

Hunger and homelessness hamper kids’ ability to learn

Marletha Muhammad helps her daughter, Khanila, spell her name with chalk at a June playgroup meeting in Rocky Mount, North Carolina The purpose of the meetings is to encourage healthy interactions between parents and their young children.

Playgroups offer rural families a head start on school

A North Carolina program shows parents the importance of play

Students have access to hundreds of courses while they are in Illinois' juvenile justice facilities, but they tend to focus on math, language arts, social studies and science.

Online learning can open doors for kids in juvenile jails

But the quality of online coursework is one of many concerns for advocates

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