The alumni of a school demolished after Hurricane Katrina rallied to keep it alive after it was taken over by charter operators. A decade later, the school’s marching band is one sign of how far it’s come
The state’s athletic association lifts a rule requiring social security numbers after an outcry by educators and activists
A businessman makes an end run around community opponents to bring a charter school to a struggling small town. Now, he wants to expand to others like it.
Praising charters for “doing more with less” ignores how racist systems have devalued black communities, starving kids in both traditional and charter schools of resources
A South Bronx school started by a child welfare agency has gradually found answers for educating youth in foster care
A longtime advocate for black-controlled schools in Milwaukee found an unlikely home among conservatives pushing school choice
Noble Minds appeals to kids with disabilities with therapy, social-emotional classes and a no-suspensions disciplinary policy
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The basketball player opens his I Promise school to widespread applause
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Brady LaFleur, who has autism and Down syndrome, needs a new space to accommodate him, and the school district isn’t going to find it for him.