Lawsuits filed by parents and the Chicago Teachers Union aim to delay or stop the closure of 54 public schools in Chicago at the end of this school year.
A foundation in Wisconsin has given us an idea for helping the teen suicide rate find its way back down in the US: write letters to middle schoolers and let them know they’re there in our eyes.
A student-led protest in Rhode Island, mainly against standardized, high-stakes testing, has convinced a few people that students know what they’re talking about.
We’re pleased to advance this release from Adopt-a-Classroom, a nonprofit organization that provides teachers across the country with pocket “currency” so they can purchase school supplies.
Although 2-year colleges have low academic expectations, students struggle, partly because high-school standards are too lax in English and too rigid in math.
The release of test questions from New York’s new reading exam, a journalistic activity that may have been illegal, gives us an opportunity to comment.
Our response to an op-ed piece in the New York Times, which suggests a fantastical compromise on class sizes that won’t be liked by anyone.
A very personal account of what could happen if illegal activity in the month or so before high school graduation keeps you from getting your high school diploma.
The test blueprints for PARCC assessments, which will affect both Illinois and Maryland in the 2014-15 school year, have been released after more than a year of review.
Illinois cut off funding for a charter operator, saying it failed to disclose the appearance of a conflict of interest in awarding construction contracts to the brothers of one charter executive.