- Minneapolis students back in class after teachers strike: 'We've got a lot of learning to do'
- > Mar 30, 8:56 AM: Students returning to Lake Harriet Lower Community School on Tuesday were greeted with hugs and high fives, balloons and a "red carpet" made of long rolls of scarlet paper. "Welcome back" banners hung near the door and the school's
- Column: This teachers’ strike is not just about money. It’s about respect for public education
- Mar 30, 8:42 AM: From school closure protests in Oakland to Sacramento’s all-in strike, those who work in our schools are telling us they cannot do this job under the conditions we are imposing.
- Austin ISD seeks partnership with charter operator to turn around Mendez Middle School
- Mar 30, 8:18 AM: District leaders have used a state law that gives districts a pause from state penalties if they partner with a charter school or another entity to turn around.
- New America School teachers want to form Colorado’s first charter union
- Mar 30, 7:59 AM: Teachers at the New America School charter network are attempting to form Colorado’s first charter school union.
- Fixing the L.A Public School System: A Top Priority for Voters in November Mayoral Race, Poll Finds
- Mar 29, 9:59 AM: More than half of Los Angeles voters believe the quality of education in the Los Angeles Unified School District is worse than it was before the pandemic, according to a new poll.
- Opinion: Memo to LAUSD’s new chief: Focus on results for students, families
- > Mar 29, 6:25 AM: Alberto Carvalho, the new Los Angeles schools chief, will soon announce bold reforms to lift children and families. Hopes run high as schools return to a taste of pre-pandemic normalcy after two years of shuttered classrooms and
- MacKenzie Scott gives Memphis Lift $1.5 million to open a parent resource center
- Mar 29, 6:19 AM: Memphis Lift, a parent advocacy group, will open a new parent resource center thanks to a $1.5 million grant from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
- Column: Big urban school districts can improve, but it’s complicated and messy
- Mar 28, 9:05 AM: Why did Los Angeles get better? Scholars say it’s because factions cooperated, sort of.
- As Monday looms, no resolution in Sacramento teacher strike
- Mar 28, 8:46 AM: Sacramento City Unified School District officials continued twin talks with bargainers from the teachers and classified staff unions Sunday as negotiations on a new labor pact ground through the weekend.
- Harvard study can teach NY officials the secrets of Success Academy’s … success
- Mar 28, 8:41 AM: A new Harvard Business School case study of the Success Academy charter network offers valuable insight into why its schools are so, well . . . successful. New York officials should read every last word.
- EDITORIAL: SF schools embrace lower standards, increase racial achievement gap
- Mar 28, 8:40 AM: Lowering high standards doesn’t boost student achievement. That sounds like common sense unless you’re a member of the woke education bureaucracy.
- Striking Sacramento teachers union slams district for rejecting invite from state superintendent
- > Mar 28, 8:32 AM: A day after Sacramento City Unified superintendent rejected State Superintendent Tony Thurmond’s offer to bring district and union officials together to resume negotiations, union leaders sent a scathing email criticizing district
- South Bend charter school may block relocation of district offices under state unused buildings law
- Mar 28, 8:22 AM: In January, the South Bend Community School Corporation announced it wanted to sell its downtown headquarters to the city of South Bend and move into the Brown Community Learning Center on the city’s northwest side.
- With $1B in aid, Newark adopts $1.2B school budget that raises spending and cuts tax bills
- > Mar 28, 8:14 AM: The Newark Board of Education on Friday night approved a $1.2 billion budget for the 2022-23 school year that officials said would raise spending by $146 million — mainly on additional teachers and technology, building upgrades, and
- Raleigh Charter High School senior receives nearly $1 million in scholarships
- Mar 28, 8:12 AM: To say that the 17-year-old Amaya Williams keeps herself busy is an understatement. Aside from being a senior at Raleigh Charter High School, she’s a cheerleader and is chair of the North Carolina State Youth Council.
- Pulling back the curtain on Boston’s new exam school admission process
- Mar 28, 6:47 AM: The new admission process for Boston’s exam schools is off to a rocky start, marked by last-minute recruitment of students and a potential two-month delay in admission decisions.
- Ann Arbor charter school fighting for survival says management firm made up student count
- > Mar 28, 6:44 AM: An Ann Arbor charter school is facing possible closure — and a legal battle involving claims of mismanagement and inflated student counts — after Eastern Michigan University announced last fall it would not renew the school's
- The pandemic upended education. Two years later, what changes are here to stay?
- Mar 28, 6:39 AM: Two years ago, the pandemic upended the education system. And while students are now back at their desks in before-times style, other parts of schooling will likely never be the same.
- IPS to spend $15 million on retention bonuses, more flexibility for teachers
- Mar 28, 6:36 AM: Indianapolis Public Schools will spend $14 million in federal emergency funds on cash bonuses to reward staff who stay with the district, officials announced this week.
- Denver board votes to limit school autonomy, bolster teacher job protections
- Mar 28, 6:23 AM: In a split vote, the Denver school board approved a controversial proposal late Thursday that will limit some schools’ autonomy in an effort to shore up teacher job protections.