December 11, 2017

    Betsy DeVos: Too Many Special Needs Students Caught in Cycle of Low Academic Expectations

    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos says too many students with disabilities are caught in a cycle of low academic expectations…
    December 11, 2017

    Voting Now Open for ‘Choices in Education’ Video Competition

    Watch the videos from the 15 finalists and hear their moving stories of how school choice has made a difference…
    December 11, 2017

    Student’s Tearful Video Sparks National Conversation about Bullying

    Keaton, a sixth-grader at Horace Maynard Middle School in Maynardville in Union County, sparked a national conversation about bullying after…
    December 11, 2017

    Major Grade-Changing Scandal Unraveling in Multiple Memphis High Schools

    While districts occasionally report potential grading discrepancies to the Tennessee Department of Education, a spokeswoman called the Trezevant findings "unique"…
    December 11, 2017

    Chicago Schools Chief Resigns after Being Accused of Cover-Up During Ethics Probe

    Claypool will leave the $250,000-a-year post he’s held for two and a half years on Dec. 31, Emanuel announced at…
    December 8, 2017

    18 Must-Read Education Stories from This Week

    Read the top K-12 education stories from this week: White House supports ending forced union dues, experts share a warning…
    December 8, 2017

    Trump Administration Urges SCOTUS to Rule Against Forced Union Dues

    The Trump administration urged the Supreme Court yesterday to rule against public sector unions in a case involving whether government…
    December 8, 2017

    Proposal Would Make Ed Savings Accounts Available to All DC Students

    Under the proposal, called the Educational Freedom Accounts Act, the District would give public money directly to parents who opt…
    December 8, 2017

    NYC Planned to Put 400 Troubled Teachers Back in Classrooms, But It’s Only Placed 41

    As critics of the plan had feared, they were disproportionately employed in schools that serve high-needs students.
    December 8, 2017

    School Funding Takes Center Stage in Several State Capitols

    School funding is center stage in many state capitols as legislators – at the prodding of policymakers, educators, parents and…

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