Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:
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.
Monday, June 16, 2014
A reporting trip to South Carolina explores a remarkable program that's tackling the dearth of black male teachers.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.
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.
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.