Closing public schools is a political minefield — just ask Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who had a tough reelection bid this year after dozens of school closures on his watch left voters concerned.But what do school closings mean for student achievement?Read full article >>
A decade after a large, struggling middle school was shut down and replaced with two smaller ones, the Education Department is putting it back together and is likely to combine several others.
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Protesters say the lyrics of the rapper, who is to perform in May, are misogynistic, setting off an argument about the standards a college campus holds pop culture to, especially regarding race and sex.
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No one was injured after the teenager shot toward the ceiling in the school commons before classes began at North Thurston High School.
This post has been updated.The Sweet Briar College administration responded to a faculty lawsuit Monday by saying professors who had sued to stop the college from closing were looking for personal financial gain.Read full article >>
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Here are several paragraphs from an April 24 article, “Shawn Mendes and the 6-Second Path to Stardom.’” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
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School reform in the age of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top has for years been referred to by critics as “corporate reform.” Why? Because many school reformers seek to privatize the public education system, and they want the public education system to be operated like a business, even though it is a civic institution not designed to function within a business model. This post takes an unconventional view of the labeling of today’s school reform as “corporate reform,” arguing that “no leading company” would do some of the questionable things being done to public schools in the name of reform.Read full article >>
A California nonprofit organization known for its ratings of children’s media announced Monday that it will seek to become a national nonpartisan voice advocating for educational technology, early childhood education and other children’s issues.Read full article >>
Shanna Peeples was a country music disc jockey, a medical assistant, a pet sitter and a journalist before she finally gave in to a longtime urge and became a public school teacher.“I knew it was going to be really all-consuming,” said Peeples, a high school English teacher from Texas who on Monday was named the 2015 Teacher of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Council of Chief State School Officers.Read full article >>
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