Claudio Sanchez

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Texas Turns Away From Prosecuting Truants

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Since the mid-1990s, Texas has treated truancy as a criminal offense. Now, state lawmakers say that was a mistake.


A Vision For Teacher Training At MIT: West Point Meets Bell Labs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Arthur Levine, the former president of Teachers College, Columbia University, is launching a $30 million project that he says will shake teacher education to its core.


Biology Professor's Calling: Teach Deaf Students They Can Do Anything

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

From a young age, Caroline Solomon wanted a career in science. She also wanted to help other deaf and hard-of-hearing people defy the odds. Now, she's considered a role model at Gallaudet University.


What The Best College Teachers Do

Friday, May 08, 2015

Ken Bain has been studying teaching and great college teachers for years. He says they need to tailor their lessons and their teaching to individual students.


In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy

Monday, April 27, 2015

Chronic, unexcused absence from school in Texas often sends students and parents to adult criminal courts.


Mexican-American Toddlers: Understanding The Achievement Gap

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

A new study finds Mexican-American toddlers are lagging behind their white counterparts.

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A New Orleans High School Adapts To Unaccompanied Minors

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

About 68,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have entered the U.S. in the past year. We check back in with a school in New Orleans that took in 50 of them.


The Opposite Of The Dean's List

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The Education Department says it's keeping a close eye on 556 colleges and universities that do a poor job of complying with federal regulations and handling federal financial aid.


Why Some Parents Are Sitting Kids Out Of Tests

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Sixty percent of parents think there is too much emphasis on testing. Are they right?


Pregame Analysis: The Coming Federal Education Debate

Saturday, February 07, 2015

So, what to expect if Congress takes up the long-overdue rewrite of the main federal education law? We talk to some of the players.


State Of The Union: A Quick Wrap On Education

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Good news about graduation rates, and more about Obama's plan for making community college free.


What To Expect From Obama Tonight On Education

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

President Obama will lay out three main ideas in a State of the Union speech that may echo his first address to Congress in 2009.


North Carolina Rethinks The Common Core

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Some states have been quick to drop the new national academic standards — but North Carolina is taking its time before deciding the Common Core's future in 2015.


Obama In Tennessee To Promote Free Community College

Friday, January 09, 2015

President Obama is on the road as part of his effort to jump-start his 2015 agenda. Friday he's in Tennessee, talking about higher education.


Six Education Stories To Watch in 2015

Saturday, January 03, 2015

A veteran reporter's view on the hot-button issues in the coming year: Police in schools, the fallout from the Vergara case and more.


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.