Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:
Thursday, June 23, 2016
By a 4-3 vote, the Supreme Court has upheld the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas at Austin. Much of higher education welcomed the decision.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Some people in public education work hidden in plain sight. Here's the story of one man who takes on the role of surrogate parent, teacher and counselor.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Vocational education in high schools fell out of favor decades ago. For career and technical education to succeed today, a key researcher says a lot has to change.
Friday, May 13, 2016
A new survey of school administrators points to growing concerns about the future of non-English speaking students.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
In 1990, Kentucky did something no other state had ever done: It completely changed the way its public schools were governed and funded. Despite big gains, poor districts still struggle to catch up.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Gifted education in this country is a patchwork of underfunded programs and gifted kids who start school not speaking English, are the least likely to be served.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Few gifted programs across the country have done what Paradise Valley, Ariz., has done to identify and support gifted English language learners.
Monday, April 11, 2016
More than 3 million U.S. schoolchildren are classified as gifted. Thousands of others, however, are never identified as gifted and remain underserved because they start school not speaking English.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The 4-4 ruling by the high court means the failure of an effort to overturn requirements that nonunion members contribute to the cost of bargaining.
Monday, March 14, 2016
For years, NPR's Claudio Sanchez has struggled with his decision to leave teaching and the children he had grown so fond of.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
In the Navajo culture, teachers are revered and trusted. Tia Tsosie Begay is no exception, making sure her fourth-graders know that "someone believes in them."
Friday, January 01, 2016
NPR's senior education correspondent offers his predictions for the big stories in K-12 and higher education.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
However the Supreme Court rules on affirmative action, it will affect the lives of college-bound teens. So we asked them: Should college admissions decisions take race into consideration?
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
States are thankful for the opportunity, but critics say there's no guarantee that states will succeed in two crucial areas the old law — known as No Child Left Behind — failed.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
It's almost a decade overdue, but the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote later today on a bill to replace the No Child Left Behind law.
Since NCLB was signed by President George W. Bush in early 2002, the federal government has played a major role in telling ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Congress appears ready to overhaul the nation's most important federal education law, No Child Left Behind. Civil rights groups, though, worry that some changes will hurt poor and minority children.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The resignation of the head of the University of Missouri System raises an important question: How should he have responded?
Monday, October 26, 2015
There are no federal laws in this country that prohibit undocumented students from enrolling in college. But few of the students can afford it. Now, one online college is offering them an option.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
New research finds impressive academic gains from the city's vaunted preschool program now that its first graduates are beginning high school.
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
So your kid is off to college. You've spent months navigating the financial aid process and meticulously budgeted for all sorts of out-of-pocket expenses — or so you thought.