Claudio Sanchez

Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:

The Administration's College Rating System: How It Looks On Campus

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Education Department's unveiling today of a controversial proposal has fueled a debate over what this kind of system can — or should — measure.


No Child Left Behind, Pre-K Programs Could Be On New Congress' Agenda

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

With Republican majorities in the House and Senate, Congress may push for change on several big education issues, including a rewrite of the law known as No Child Left Behind. But it's also clear that, even on classroom issues that seem to have bipartisan support — including Pre-K funding — Democrats and Republicans may have trouble compromising.


Q&A: Lamar Alexander On Education In The New Congress

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The veteran Tennessee senator is poised to take a leading role on education in the Republican-controlled Congress.


Philadelphia Schools: Another Year, Another Budget Crisis

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The city's public schools have lurched from one crisis to the next. The latest: canceling the contract with the teachers' union. Just about everyone worries that there's no long-term fix in sight.


In Crisis, Philadelphia Public Schools Revoke Teachers' Contract

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Mounting debt, concentrated poverty and a political fight have nudged its school system to the brink of insolvency. With nowhere else to cut, district officials voided the teachers' union contract.


Identifying The Worst Colleges In America

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

How better ratings can help students make better decisions.


New Orleans Schools Face A Surge Of Unaccompanied Minors

Thursday, October 02, 2014

America's classrooms are seeing a surge of kids from Central America who crossed into the U.S. illegally. Educating them is expensive, and one school in New Orleans is scrambling to cover the costs.


Q&A: A View Of The Common Core From The Principal's Office

Friday, September 19, 2014

Principals are usually pretty mild-mannered. Not so if the topic of conversation is the Common Core. A group of school leaders share their take on new standards, old problems and bad teaching.


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.