Claudio Sanchez

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Child Migrants Settle Uneasily In The Big Easy

Thursday, September 11, 2014

U.S. immigration officials have allowed tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America to join family members or other guardians in the U.S. Nearly 1,000 are in New Orleans, for now.


Q&A: National Education Association President On Obama, Duncan

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the new president of the National Education Association, says there is a "huge disconnect" with Education Secretary Arne Duncan on the use of standardized testing.


New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and swept away many of its public schools. Now, the city's largest district is unveiling a transformed school system, composed entirely of charter schools.


From Marbles In A Coffee Can, Lessons About Life, And Math

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

In Mexico a half-century ago, and in Wildwood, N.J., finding deeper meaning in a beloved playground game.


New Orleans Charters Prepare For A Big First Day Of School

Monday, August 11, 2014

The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools.


Q&A: Michelle Rhee On Teacher Tenure Challenges

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Vergara v. California dealt a serious blow to teacher tenure and seniority laws in that state. And anti-tenure groups say their movement is spreading.
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Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York

Monday, July 28, 2014

Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.


Medicare's Costs Stabilize, But Its Problems Are Far From Fixed

Monday, July 28, 2014

Medicare's trust fund is projected to have money until 2030, four years longer than predicted last year. But the fund that pays for disability benefits could run dry just two years from now.


Charter Schools, Money And Test Scores

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The University of Arkansas says charters produce a better return on investment. Let's take a closer look.


Federal Loans Tough To Come By For Community College Students

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Nearly a million community college students don't have access to federal student loans, according to a new report.


A 'Major Shift' In Oversight Of Special Education

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan announces new measures for ensuring that students with disabilities are making progress.


Study Delivers Failing Grades For Many Programs Training Teachers

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The NCTQ study is the second in two years that argues that schools of education are in disarray.


Field Notes: Training Role Models For Young African-Americans

Monday, June 16, 2014

A reporting trip to South Carolina explores a remarkable program that's tackling the dearth of black male teachers.


College For Free: Tulsa's Radical Idea

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.


Despite Expansion, Many Pre-K Programs Fail To Reach Immigrant Kids

Monday, June 02, 2014

Most states have embarked on a significant expansion of preschool programs, but a new report says they appear to be missing the kids who need these programs most: low-income, immigrant children.


Segregation: Six Decades Dead In Court, But Still Alive In Many Schools

Friday, May 16, 2014

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, black and white children still attend segregated schools in many parts of the country. Majority black schools are less likely to have good teachers, and kids there are more likely to be poor. That, experts say, is the single biggest obstacle to their academic success.


New Rules Aim To Keep School Doors Open For Undocumented Students

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The Obama administration is issuing new guidelines to keep states from barring the children of undocumented immigrants from attending public school. The Supreme Court has guaranteed these children free access to a public education, but some states appear to be denying it anyway.


Department Of Education Brings Home A Disappointing Report Card

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The Department of Education has released its latest math and reading scores for 12th graders. The scores offer little good news for educators, with results low and largely unchanged since 2009.


As Testing Season Opens In Schools, Some Ask: How Much Is Too Much?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Students, parents and teachers often argue that American students take too many standardized tests — but how many do they really take? A visit to one high school in Rockville, Md., offers an answer.


Who's Getting Preschool Right? Researchers Point To Tulsa

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A national debate over universal preschool has raised an important question: What does high-quality pre-K look like? Researchers say the preschool program in Tulsa, Okla., is among the nation's best.