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Claudio Sanchez

Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What Exactly Is 'High-Quality' Preschool?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Many educators tout the benefits of preschool, but there's no clear standard for what qualifies as a quality program. Researchers say that when it comes to pre-K, Tulsa, Okla., gets it right.

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For Early Childhood Education, Tulsa, Okla., Stands Out

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Many states are planning to expand early childhood education programs, but what constitutes a high-quality pre-K program? Researchers say the city of Tulsa, Okla., has come up with a winning formula.

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Common Core Turns Business Leaders Against Oklahoma GOP

Friday, April 04, 2014

Officials here adopted the education standards early and could make Oklahoma the second state to repeal them. The battle pits allies against each other: Conservative Republicans and business leaders.

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Report: Widespread Racial Disparities In Public School Punishments

Friday, March 21, 2014

A U.S. Education Department report finds what it calls a pattern of punitive policies and educational neglect that disproportionately hurt black, Latino and Native American students in public schools.

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Pizza, Perseverance And Skills At A Major League Hackathon

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The University of Maryland has claimed the 2013 national hacking championship, beating out more than 100 schools for the title. Claudio Sanchez attends a college hacking tournament to find out more.

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As Common Core Tests Approach, So Does A Sea Change In Schools

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A new experiment in education begins Tuesday. Early assessments based on the Common Core State Standards will be rolled out and tested in the coming months. Some 3 million students will participate.

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How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

In the decades following World War II, many American families had a lot of help paying for a college education. But in the 1970s, inflation spiked and public policies began to change.

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What The U.S. Can Learn From Finland, Where School Starts At Age 7

Saturday, March 08, 2014

Finland, a country the size of Minnesota, beats the U.S. in math, reading and science. The country's top education official says investing in preschool and day care is key.

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