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A survey finds teachers and administrators are looking more favorably than they did two years ago on the amount of time spent on testing and test prep.
Performance on the national exams has stagnated since 2009, including among racial and ethnic groups, prompting renewed concerns about the persistence of achievement gaps.
Integration has a positive effect on almost every aspect of education that matters, and segregation the inverse, writes Derek Black.
High school senior Nicholas Dauphine writes that U.S. history has all but erased the struggles of Hispanics against racism.
A political scientist and among the architects of landmark Great Society education laws, Samuel Halperin died in Washington May 6.
A new report calls for assurances that data collected on students will be used for educational purposes, but is sketchy on how to guarantee that happens.
Two new polls show different levels of support for the Common Core State Standards based on political-party affiliation and political viewpoint.
Gov. Dayton used his State of the State address to announce a review of all K-12 assessments with a goal of streamlining and reducing standardized testing, to push for expansion of early-childhood education, and to introduce the idea of extending school days and the school year.
School desegregation remains a goal worth pursuing, but by different, more nuanced means than schools used to employ, Leonard Stevens writes.
Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, racial disparities in schools should be a call to action, writes Leticia Smith-Evans.
Graduate student Pierce Gordon writes about words and actions that make some minority students feel unwelcome in school programs and on college campuses.
Cleveland, Miss., appears far from getting out from under federal court supervision decades after a desegregation case was filed.
Despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down its race-based student-assignment plan, Jefferson County is maintaining diverse schools and improving achievement.
The Civil Rights Act and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act continue to offer tools for compliance, amid a shifting legal landscape.
Dramatic demographic changes, shifting court opinions, and housing segregation make school integration a major challenge.
A coalition of groups opposed to charter schools says it is filing federal civil rights complaints claiming discrimination by officials running school systems in New Orleans, Chicago and Newark, New Jersey.