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A new study confirms what some researchers have been saying for decades — standardized tests have little or no value in predicting students' success in... [Read More]
In 1996, right after voters in California banned affirmative action in employment and college admissions, minority student enrollment at two and four-year institutions plummeted. What... [Read More]
I never met Linda Brown in person. But like many Americans I knew her story. And her death on Sunday reminded me that, in 1996,... [Read More]
The Education Secretary was on Capitol Hill to talk about the administration's proposed education budget. She got an earful from Democrats. [Read More]
California could be the first state to create a statewide, online community college system targeting 2.5 million workers who need — but don't have —... [Read More]
I remember back during the 1997-98 school year when we were all stunned by five school shootings within a period of eight months in places... [Read More]
Two thirds of the nation's school children struggle with reading. Neuroscientist Mark Seidenberg says teachers need a better understanding of what science knows about how... [Read More]
Classroom teachers covered by the federal immigration program could lose their jobs and face deportation unless Congress and the Trump administration reach agreement on protecting... [Read More]
Predicting the future is hard. Good thing NPR's Claudio Sanchez has a crystal ball. [Read More]
In 2001, not long after Oklahoma had adopted one of the nation's first universal pre-K programs, researchers from Georgetown University began tracking kids who came... [Read More]
Sister Ann Kendrick has dedicated most of her life to serving immigrant families. The community center she helped found in Florida functions both as a... [Read More]
Puerto Rican families who've fled their storm-ravaged island have arrived in Orlando. Schools have opened their doors but the uncertainty and stress have taken a... [Read More]
Many Puerto Ricans who survived hurricane Maria have been working frantically to restore their lives in a new home. Many are teachers, and they've come... [Read More]
About 1.5 million 4-year-olds started pre-school this fall and parents are wondering: How do I know my child is in a high-quality program? A new... [Read More]
This week the White House hosted historically black colleges and universities. But many HBCU presidents stayed away, arguing that the administration is not interested in... [Read More]
This week, President Trump finally made good on his campaign promise to end DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This 2012 executive action implemented... [Read More]
About 800,000 young people had signed up for the DACA program. Now their education and work permits are at risk as President Trump hands the... [Read More]
Paul Miller was once recognized as the oldest active accredited classroom teacher in the U.S. He reflects on his long career. [Read More]
Immigrant rights groups and students gathered at the White House to protest the possible repeal of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. [Read More]
A one-of-a-kind museum that honors some of the nation's most accomplished teachers has given Emporia Kansas the title of "Teacher Town USA." [Read More]
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