There’s scant evidence that they’re effective. They can, however, be psychologically damaging—and they reflect a dismaying view of childhood.
COMMENTARY | Policy makers need to question their assumptions about what makes a good school.
Lots of new governors campaigned on raising teacher pay and boost education spending. Will state legislatures act on these pledges to come up with more school funding?
A new report—and some parents—calls for police to gain broader-than-ever access to students’ data.
The strike showcased unions' strategy of advocating not just for their members but also for better resources for schools.
From West Virginia to Oklahoma to Los Angeles, educators are ushering in a new era of labor activism.
ANALYSIS | In the L.A. teachers’ strike, the state is the real problem.
A new report finds that these students graduate from selective colleges at higher rates than first-time freshmen.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A handful of new governors are sworn in … N.Y.C. pursues illegal hotels in new lawsuit … and FBI raids Scranton City Hall, mayor’s house.
Parents of students who are “harder to educate” may have a hard time getting schools to reply to their emails about how to apply.
The administration wants to keep schools safe by ditching rules meant to prevent racial bias in school discipline.
Many of these schools are improving, but the persistent stigma against them contributes to segregation.
An ongoing hiring challenge has brought about unconventional solutions to meet immediate needs.
Analysis from the federal government found that high-poverty schools were less likely to offer classes that adequately prepare students for college.
Regional colleges and universities may be harder hit financially by an enrollment decline, because they don’t have other sources of revenue—such as multibillion-dollar endowments—to cushion the blow.
The systems were financed through a state grant program established after a February school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
The city is already expanding access to computer science education and mental health treatment.
Communities selected for StriveTogether have demonstrated a commitment to ensuring kids have a strong start in life.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Major storm systems disrupt California and Northeast; Austin’s busy 9-1-1 call center; St. Paul mayor’s inaugural ball funding gap; Vermont’s ‘regressive’ DMV compliance; and Indiana’s new IoT hub.
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