Supporting teachers and communities will boost children’s academic achievement
In 2012, almost all of Sci Academy’s seniors were accepted at college; seven years later, 65 percent had dropped out
Obstacles for one of Mississippi’s first charter schools include teacher and leadership turnover
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
Part 2 of 2: In New Orleans, a reluctant teacher finds his voice and, possibly, his purpose
PART 1 of 2: A new report finds the attrition rate for New Orleans teachers to be twice that of other cities, a number that’s been increasing sharply in the last decade. New training programs aim to stem the flood.
A Washington, D.C., charter school prioritizes students’ emotional development — and finds ways to grade them on it
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24 states now give districts or individual schools freedom from state regulations to innovate
Slamming charters won’t address systemic inequality or put families to work
Bernie Sanders has the right idea: Debt forgiveness and free college for everyone is the only politically feasible way to get relief to the students who desperately need it