When public schools become community hubs—offering services and programs beyond the school day, and creating strong learning cultures—student outcomes improve.
Not only has education funding not recovered from pre-recession levels, some states are still cutting.
Closing schools has a negative impact on students and communities. “There is something wrong with a system that blames children,” says expert.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of educators, signs were everywhere in 2015 that the nation’s obsession with testing was in decline.
It’s official: The NCLB era is over and the Every Student Succeeds era is here. How does the new national education law forge a new path on testing and opportunity?
When students have teachers who look like them and are more culturally responsive to their needs, they benefit academically.
According to OECD, teachers in the United States spend more time in the classroom than teachers in almost every other nation.
The community-led recall effort that booted three Koch brothers-backed school board members in Jefferson County, Colo., was an organizing marvel.
Don’t be misled by the innocuous uniform of cardigans, clogs and school ID tags. The teachers at Reiche Community School in Portland, Maine, are revolutionaries.
In the rush to bring iPads and other devices into the classroom, officials often forget to answer one question: What do we want students to achieve?