Can a locally elected school board bring true accountability to the city’s diffuse network of charter schools, or will the corruption and favoritism that plagued the city’s school board before Katrina return, giving an upper hand to savvy, well-connected parents and communities?
Seattle, Cincinnati and San Antonio are just three of a growing number of cities to develop high-quality public preschool programs paid for by new local taxes.
Students are increasingly bumping up against the fine print in free-tuition programs
Georgetown University’s students provide a blueprint for atoning for slavery
Rebelling against political discourse that polarizes people, new campus groups seek common ground and informed discussion of hot-button topics
The Trump Administration proposes cutting work-study funding almost by half
According to reporting by The Hechinger Report, the lack of tight regulations is contributing to an epidemic of poor quality care offered to young children in the U.S.
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Nearly 70 percent of Mississippians failed test of basic knowledge of American history
In Rhode Island, Deborah Gist was an education reformer pushing school accountability. Then she came to Oklahoma, where the biggest challenge is getting schools the basics.
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