Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The veteran Tennessee senator is poised to take a leading role on education in the Republican-controlled Congress.
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.
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.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
How better ratings can help students make better decisions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
In Mexico a half-century ago, and in Wildwood, N.J., finding deeper meaning in a beloved playground game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The University of Arkansas says charters produce a better return on investment. Let's take a closer look.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Nearly a million community college students don't have access to federal student loans, according to a new report.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announces new measures for ensuring that students with disabilities are making progress.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The NCTQ study is the second in two years that argues that schools of education are in disarray.