October 23, 2019

    Court Weighs Detroit Literacy Battle: ‘Is This Really Education?’

    A three-judge panel is set to hear oral arguments in Cincinnati in the 2016 case in which the Detroit students…
    October 23, 2019

    Investigators: Damages in U.S. Department of Ed Office Were Due to Picture Falling, Not Racially Motivated Vandalism

    The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Education and the Federal Protective Service both conducted a joint investigation…
    October 23, 2019

    Presidential Candidates Rush to Voice Support for Chicago Teachers Union Strike

    “What it’s saying is that the Democratic Party is actually finding its Rooseveltian roots again,” Randi Weingarten, the president of…
    October 23, 2019

    House Democrats Threaten to Subpoena Betsy DeVos

    The subpoena threat comes amid new information about whether the Education Department allowed an operator of for-profit colleges to mislead…
    October 23, 2019

    Chicago Teachers Union Swarming City Hall with Their Demands

    The city has offered some concessions to the union, but said it can't afford to meet all their demands.
    October 22, 2019

    ‘I’m Not Working for the Union’: Chicago Teacher Crosses Picket Line and Goes on Working, and It’s Not the First Time

    “I’m working for CPS. I’m working for the kids,” he said. “I’m not working for the union.”
    October 22, 2019

    ‘This Is Our Fight!’: Elizabeth Warren Rallies with Striking Chicago Teachers

    Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren participated in the Chicago Teachers Union strike Tuesday morning.
    October 22, 2019

    Amazon CEO Makes Surprise Appearance in Computer Science Class at DC High School, Student Asks ‘Who’s Jeff Bezos?’

    A video from the event shows one student who didn't recognize the Amazon CEO — and was visibly unimpressed after…
    October 22, 2019

    Schools Are Increasingly Giving Students Excused Absences for Mental Sick Days

    In the face of rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicide among young people, some states and school systems have…
    October 22, 2019

    Study: High School Class for Just Black Boys Taught by Black Male Teachers Substantially Reduced Dropout Rate

    The class served as the center of a new peer group for students, used a curriculum that emphasized black history…
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