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Betsy DeVos faces absolutely stunning 'silent' protest at Harvard

While Trump’s swamp-addled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tried to speak at Harvard University to sell her special privatization of public school …

Who Gets to Choose Which Childhood Experiences Are 'Appropriate'?

First Person<p>—Courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.<p>As a member of the …

Teaching

Millions in Federal Grants Awarded to Expand Charter Schools

The U.S. Department of Education announced it's awarding $253 million to help expand charter schools.<p>This year's recipients of grants from the annual …

Education

Home Visiting Has Bipartisan Support. So Why Did the Federal Program Lapse?

Congress has failed to renew a home-visiting program that provides parent coaching to vulnerable families, but advocates hope lawmakers can resolve …

Health Care

Why Did So Many States Choose to Use These Two ESSA Indicators?

The Every Student Succeeds Act was meant to "unleash a flood of innovation" when it came to, among other things, measuring school quality and student …

Education

Which States Are Friendliest to Teachers?

<b>[CORRECTED: Sept. 29]</b><p>New York takes first place while Arizona ranks as the worst state for teachers to work in, according to a new report from the …

New Jersey

Presidential Advisers on Black, Latino, and Asian Students Say Trump Admin. Ignoring Them

Three long-standing presidential commissions designed to expand educational opportunities for non-white students are set to expire Saturday and …

Education

Betsy DeVos is personally backing some questionable “science” in a notoriously anti-science administration

To say that Donald Trump and his cabinet dismiss scientific research is an understatement; his proposed federal budget significantly reduced funding …

18 states, consumer groups sue DeVos over delay of student loan protections

The lawsuits accuse DeVos of illegally delaying the regulations aimed at predatory colleges.<p>Eighteen states and the District of Columbia filed suit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday over her delay of regulations meant to protect federal student loan borrowers defrauded by their …

Delay by DeVos means reprieve for poor-performing programs

When Betsy DeVos announced the delay of key provisions of the gainful-employment rule last week, she said the Obama-era regulation would limit the …

School's Out for Summer—And That's a Problem

Commentary<p>How the lack of affordable summer programs hurts students<p>Summer is upon us. Temperatures are rising, and so are parents’ anxiety levels. …

Education

'Students Aren't Widgets' and Other Findings on Engaging Kids at School

Keeping students interested in school is important, but it takes different strategies to get different types of students engaged in classroom work, a …

Voucher Studies in Louisiana, Indiana Show Problems in Early Years

<i>UPDATED 2:30 p.m.</i><p>In results likely to add fuel to an already fiery debate over President Trump's planned expansion of private school vouchers, new …

Amidst Opioid Addiction, Plummeting Morale, One Elementary School Reinvents Itself

When you enter Parker-Varney Elementary School, you are immediately struck by the relaxed atmosphere. Make your way to the office to check in, and …

Teaching

​Micro-Credentials for Micro-Students—Kindergarteners Swap Grades for Badges

For kindergarteners in Pennsylvania's Elizabeth Forward School District, grades have become a thing of the past. Instead, students earn badges, …

Education

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume

Community<p>Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume<p>By Jenny Abamu     Jun 20, 2017<p>Student panel at NMC in Boston<p>Photo Credit: Jenny …

What Does A Classroom Without A Teacher Look Like? You’re About To Find Out.

President Donald Trump and <b>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos</b> in the Roosevelt Room of the White House — Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 (AP)” class=”aligncenter …

Betsy DeVos On The Hill

A caricature of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos by DonkeyHoteyThe June 6 Washington Post article, “What we just learned from Betsy DeVos’s …

Education

Why The Resident Educator Summative Assessment (RESA) Is Unnecessary

As Ohio’ Budget Bill (House Bill 49) comes ever closer to becoming law, a simple provision eliminating Ohio’s Resident Educator program is garnering …

An Inside Look at the Federal Title I Program, and How School Districts Spend Money

School districts have more flexibility to spend federal Title I dollars than they might think, and vendors should understand what’s possible.

Trump’s Budget for Fiscal 2018: Cuts for Ed., Implications for K-12 Business

The administration's plans call for new funding for charter schools and school choice, but a potentially critical source of ed-tech funding would be …

Data Dive: Devices and Software Flooding Into Classrooms

| Corrected: June 15, 2017<p>More access hasn’t meant better use<p>SHARE:<p>Public schools have more classroom technology and faster internet connections than …

New Report Names the Best Cities to Live in if You're a Teacher

The end of the school year might mean some teachers are considering a move. How about to Bentonville, Ark.? The estimated 47,000-person city was …

How Can We Abolish the Phrase 'I'm Just Not a Math Person'?

<i>This post is by Daisy Sharrock, education research specialist, Center for Research on Equity and Innovation, High Tech High Graduate School of</i> …

Most Students Are Not Naturally Interested in STEM, Teachers Say

Most middle and high school students are not interested in science, math, and even space, teachers said in a new national poll.<p>The poll, commissioned …

The Life Lesson a Teacher of the Year Learned in Rehab

Complete Coverage<p>First Person<p>It's no secret that a lot of teachers end up quitting within their first five years in the classroom.<p>I was recently …

Evidence Is Mounting That Vouchers Lower Test Scores

Although test scores are not the best measure of the efficacy of schooling, vouchers were sold as a vehicle to improve test scores. That has not …

Education

Resident Educator Program For Teachers One Step Closer To Elimination

The Senate Finance Committee introduced their revised version of the budget bill today (House Bill 49) and while the mere summary of changes totals …

Education

Newark schools' teacher institute puts focus on mental illness

NEWARK - As Julie Thomas listened to a presentation on mental health, she could think of students she works with that suffer from symptoms.<p>Thomas, a …

From Online Testing to Online Learning

As the end of each school year draws near, the majority of America’s public school students prepare for a common rite of passage: federally-required …