September 22, 2017

    16 Must-Read Education Stories from This Week

    Read this week's top education stories: chronically absent teachers, Betsy DeVos' private plane, a father's plea to other parents, and…
    September 22, 2017

    Exclusive Video: An Unprecedented Look at Chronic Absenteeism Rates of Teachers

    Thomas B. Fordham Institute senior research and policy associate David Griffith speaks here about his new report, "Teacher Absenteeism in…
    September 22, 2017

    State, Local NV Teacher Unions File Dueling Lawsuits over Member Dues

    The feud has been brewing since the beginning of the year.
    September 22, 2017

    CA Teachers Union and Charter Association Battle on Final Day of Legislature

    With lawmakers focused on the state’s shortage of affordable housing and its crumbling roads, education policymaking this year took a…
    September 22, 2017

    NYC Mayor Slammed with Deluge of Letters from Families Seeking Space for Charters

    Parents with the pro-charter lobbying group Families for Excellent Schools on Thursday delivered 3,561 copies of a form letter signed…
    September 21, 2017

    Wisconsin Governor Signs State Budget Which Includes Expansion of School Choice

    The budget will expand vouchers for religious and other private schools to allow roughly 800 more students into those programs.
    September 21, 2017

    New Michigan Virtual School Outperforming Hundreds of Other Schools Across the State

    The academy has the 18th highest SAT score statewide. Paris said it is a huge feat for a cyber school…
    September 21, 2017

    New Documentary Film Explores the Digital Divide between Schools

    Nearly one in four school districts still does not have sufficient bandwidth to meet the digital learning needs of students.
    September 21, 2017

    Teacher’s Request to 5th Graders: Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns to Address Me

    Math and science teacher Chloe Bressack sent the request home in a letter to parents headlined "About Mx. Bressack."
    September 21, 2017

    North Carolina Now Pays Principals Based on How Their Schools Perform

    Veteran principals could see pay cuts of $10,000 or more because North Carolina is changing the way it pays them.

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