What the Biden administration’s new rules for charter schools say
The charter lobby won some concessions but aren't likely to embrace them.
Florida law limiting LGBTQ discussions takes effect — and rocks schools
The White House said the Education Department would welcome civil rights challenges to the measure.
Ignoring voters, Arizona approves nation’s largest school voucher scheme
Last time voters had a say, they rejected vouchers. But the GOP went ahead anyway.
Is the common school in America dying?
“Is the post-modern state now dedicated to segmented tribes — split along divergent ideologies of schooling — rather than rallying behind a common good?”
Vital education issues the Supreme Court could revisit
School prayer. Teaching evolution. Affirmative action. Discrimination in admissions and hiring.
Students chronicle their troubled world
Amid the ferocious debate about public education, it's easy to forget that many students do great work at many schools. Here's some of it.
How Supreme Court ruling lays groundwork for religious charter schools
Here are the consequences of the ruling that says the state of Maine cannot deny tuition aid to religious schools.
Texas GOP to schools: Use live ultrasounds to show a ‘preborn child’
It has some other ultra-conservative ideas of what students should learn, too.
Supreme Court likely to drop school voucher bombshell
The decision could have profound implications for traditional public school districts as well as charter schools.
Texas official wants to arm more teachers. Bad idea.
The killings of 19 elementary school students and two teachers sparks new calls for arming educators.
Told not to say ‘gay’ in graduation speech, he made his point anyway
A Florida high school graduate says he was told not to say "gay" in his graduation speech. So he said "curly hair" instead.
Why Virginia Gov. Youngkin is wrong about student NAEP scores
The NAEP achievement levels are misleading -- and politicians often wrongly interpret the scores.
Out-of-context Clarence Thomas photo — and other news literacy lessons
From the News Literacy Project.
What Biden should say to charter school supporters now attacking him
The president is getting attacked for wanting to enact reforms for a federal program that gives millions of dollars to charters.
Why teachers will — and won’t — discuss Buffalo grocery store shooting
A frank conversation in teachers' tweets.
‘We’re at a tipping point’: Whom do you want teaching your children?
Why there is fear for the future of the teaching profession.