"Public schools and the communities around them represent the kind of togetherness privatization advocates despise."

An April 4 report from the CBS newsmagazine on disparities in Florida’s vaccine rollout has touched off a wave of criticism questioning the piece.

It 'is disingenuous at best to frame the current reopening efforts as focusing on some vague notion of equity.'

Critics across the political spectrum — including teachers unions and Republican senators — are criticizing it.

By a teacher, who considers the worst but considers himself an optimist.

"What is at stake in a version of U.S. history that foregrounds the lives and experiences of Black Americans? Why would this prove so threatening that it requires laws to prevent students from encountering it at school?"

From the News Literacy Project.

A new book by former teacher and public policy scholar Tom Loveless tells the story.

How about starting by asking students and teachers what they gained and moving on from there?

He said policymakers need the testing data -- even as critics warn the tests will exacerbate educational inequities.

A coalition of unions, parents and an advocacy group filed a petition to the department asking that it issue direct guidance to school districts.

The results will exacerbate inequities and provide flawed data, they say.

The problem is most severe for students of color with disabilities.

While only one state — Arizona — legally allows for-profit entities to be licensed to operate charter schools, for-profit entities find ways to set up schools in states that only allow non-profits to operate.

“There is a secret handshake between institutions and alums: You be faithful to us, and we will be faithful to you.”

Kids lost not only academic but mental health and other supports. Here's how to catch them up.

Angela Hanscom, a pediatric occupational therapist, writes about the importance of play.

A case against the Biden administration's decision to require schools to give standardized tests this year.

The pandemic has worsened a longstanding shortage of teachers and substitutes across the country.

It could lift millions of children out of poverty, helping them achieve more in school.

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