A new book details obstacles, from encountering closed cafeterias to cleaning clogged toilets
STUDENT VOICES: NYC’s schools chief Richard Carranza promised us he’ll keep pushing for racial integration
Richard Carranza says he’ll resist criticism and fight for more integrated schools, including changing the admissions process for specialized high schools: “People are making lots of money on the backs of our students, our immigrant students, our poor families.”
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
A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section
Georgia’s Fulton County is among a number of suburban districts turning to national nonprofit AVID to shrink achievement gaps and get kids of color ready for college
A reader asks: How common is it for people seek out vocational training later in life?
A reader asks: What’s the outlook for America’s middle class? And does a college degree still pave the way into it?
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Patchogue, Long Island, site of a brutal anti-immigrant murder in 2008, has revamped its school programs to better assist young people fleeing violence in Central America
Unless more residents get to and through college, the state won’t be able to fill jobs that require higher education