- Nearly a quarter of students enrolling in AL colleges need remedial classes
- > Feb 14, 9:58 AM: Not everyone who gets into college is prepared for college-level math or English classes. According to the latest data from the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, 24% of students enrolling in a public Alabama college or
- Keeping kids in school during the pandemic has been tough. In WA, at least 29,000 can’t be fou
- > Feb 14, 9:53 AM: Around the state and country, school districts have grappled with big enrollment drops and high numbers of disengaged students during the pandemic — to the extent that some, as far as educators know, have gone missing. They are not
- Schoolhouse crumbling? That’s what you deserve, the Pa. GOP says. | Opinion
- Feb 11, 10:34 AM: Pennsylvania’s failure to address long-standing school funding inequities shows that the state believes that students deserve only the education their families can afford.
- Lack of support leads to achievement gaps for Black, Latino students in Los Angeles
- Feb 11, 10:25 AM: New report documents shortcomings of L.A. high schools and colleges in preparing Black, Latino students for higher education.
- How invisible lines keep education resources from Black and Hispanic kids
- > Feb 10, 10:17 AM: Live on one side of a street and your child might have access to a better education—a policy that we’re supposed to accept as just being the way it is. And if you don’t follow it? Black parents inadvertently crossing a school
- NJ schools focus on figuring out how to fix COVID learning loss
- > Feb 9, 9:34 AM: For Freehold Borough and other school districts in Monmouth and Ocean counties, the major impact has been on so-called “learning loss,” the diminished education of many students who were forced to engage in virtual or remote
- Parents Worry More About Children’s Learning Loss Than COVID-19 Risks: Poll
- > Feb 7, 10:17 AM: After two consecutive school years marks by on-and-off school closures and online instructions, most American parents now worry more about their children falling behind academically than potentially getting COVID-19 at school,
- Philly’s elite high schools have an equity problem. A controversial new admissions policy make
- Feb 7, 10:09 AM: Created mostly behind closed doors, the School District’s admissions policy for magnet schools may keep out the very students leaders aim to attract.
- Left Behind: Portland could look to McMinnville for ways to help students of color soar in math
- > Feb 7, 10:08 AM: In 2019, after Portland Public Schools leaders saw only about 20% of their Latino fifth graders and 10% of their Black fifth graders register as proficient in math, they vowed to help students of color make big gains in the
- Oregon Trail Academy works to improve pathways for success for online students
- > Feb 7, 9:59 AM: When the Oregon Trail Academy graduated its first class in 2019, there were but five seniors and all successfully crossed the finish line. In 2020, due to several changes and growing pains, the charter school's graduation rate
- 77% tested at Baltimore high school read at elementary level, some at kindergarten level
- Feb 2, 9:48 AM: "Our children deserve better. They really do,” the Patterson High School teacher told Project Baltimore. “As a whole, the system has failed them."
- Economic segregation in schools has worsened, widening achievement gaps, study says
- > Feb 2, 9:17 AM: The segregation of young students from low-income families — brought on by climbing Latino enrollments and the departure of white and middle-class families — has worsened across the country over a 15-year period, contributing to
- COVID surges, ‘re-entry anxiety’ hamper Chicago’s efforts to boost attendance
- > Feb 1, 10:03 AM: But school-level data obtained by Chalkbeat shows that campuses have continued to grapple with the plunge in attendance the district saw during remote learning last year. At just below 90%, average attendance has remained squarely
- Portland’s Black and Latino students shortchanged from the earliest grades, belying pledge to
- > Jan 31, 9:04 AM: Low expectations, poor teacher training, outdated curricula and a revolving door of leadership all continue to doom the vast majority of the district’s Black and brown children to a lifetime of diminished opportunities, starting
- Editorial: New York keeps spending more on schools and getting less results
- > Jan 31, 7:10 AM: If school achievement depended only on funding, New York’s kids would be performing twice as well as other American children. Alas, they’re not — and Gov. Kathy Hochul’s budget will only boost the spending gap more, with no path
- Commentary: Will California’s new school data system really work?
- > Jan 27, 9:05 AM: The system, some months in the making, will — at least theoretically — provide Californians with comprehensive data on how well their massive public education system, all the way from pre-kindergarten to college, is preparing
- National parents group sends Cardona list of COVID-related demands, asks for transparency on federal
- > Jan 20, 10:03 AM: A national parents group is asking the Biden administration to consider a series of measures designed to better prepare for pandemics like the coronavirus, as well as provide greater transparency into how federal relief dollars
- She taught in Charlotte for 30+ years. Now she says teachers should be re-educated
- > Jan 14, 9:32 AM: Retired Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) teachers are sharing their experiences and thoughts about the achievement gap between Black and White students in CMS. The gap in test scores has been present for years. North Carolina
- Opinion: Our Kids Are Behind in School. Here’s How to Help Them.
- Jan 11, 10:21 AM: School systems around the country may be facing a similar choice today, as the effects of Covid-related learning loss become clearer. Some advocates are already making a Katrina-like push to overhaul schools in big cities.
- Does Wyoming education prepare children for the future? Governor’s ‘RIDE’ advisory
- > Jan 11, 9:07 AM: Do you feel that the current way we educate children prepares them for the future?” That is one question members of the public are being asked to answer in a new survey from Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon’s Reimagining and Innovating