Cory Roush

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Betsy DeVos faces absolutely stunning 'silent' protest at Harvard

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 …

Education
Donald Trump

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 …

Betsy DeVos

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 …

Higher Education

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

A shortage of affordable summer programs is hurting students, especially those from low-income families, says Christina K. Hanger.

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 …

Pedagogy

​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.

The looming teacher shortage is at crisis level in many states. Here are the 3 steps we can take to fix it.<p>School’s out for summer, but all across …

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