Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:
Sunday, October 23, 2016
U.S. schools are scrambling to teach millions of students who don't speak English. That means more program options and better services. Here's a look at the three most common approaches.
Saturday, October 08, 2016
A new report offers a fascinating snapshot of the fastest-growing group of U.S. students. It's data that educators and policy-makers should take seriously.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Native Americans make up less than 1 percent of students in college. Many say they feel invisible, without access to elite campuses. One program helps them leverage their heritage and identity.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Deborah Phillips at Georgetown University has spent more than a decade studying preschool programs in Oklahoma. Her latest research found strong gains in some areas, but slow progress in others.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Only about half of Native American students graduate from high school, and few go on to college. One program has worked 17 years to change that.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
A new book says the student loan crisis is overblown. Author Sandy Baum says we really need to focus on the small portion of borrowers who are really struggling.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
For nearly 70 years, one of the nation's largest student organizations has hammered home this message - teenagers need job skills whether they're headed to college or not. And students are listening.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Ted Kolderie, often called the "godfather" of the charter school movement, has a new book out. He says the lack of innovation in how teachers teach and students learn is stifling school reform.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
By a 4-3 vote, the Supreme Court has upheld the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas at Austin. Much of higher education welcomed the decision.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Some people in public education work hidden in plain sight. Here's the story of one man who takes on the role of surrogate parent, teacher and counselor.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Vocational education in high schools fell out of favor decades ago. For career and technical education to succeed today, a key researcher says a lot has to change.
Friday, May 13, 2016
A new survey of school administrators points to growing concerns about the future of non-English speaking students.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
In 1990, Kentucky did something no other state had ever done: It completely changed the way its public schools were governed and funded. Despite big gains, poor districts still struggle to catch up.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Gifted education in this country is a patchwork of underfunded programs and gifted kids who start school not speaking English, are the least likely to be served.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Few gifted programs across the country have done what Paradise Valley, Ariz., has done to identify and support gifted English language learners.
Monday, April 11, 2016
More than 3 million U.S. schoolchildren are classified as gifted. Thousands of others, however, are never identified as gifted and remain underserved because they start school not speaking English.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The 4-4 ruling by the high court means the failure of an effort to overturn requirements that nonunion members contribute to the cost of bargaining.
Monday, March 14, 2016
For years, NPR's Claudio Sanchez has struggled with his decision to leave teaching and the children he had grown so fond of.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
In the Navajo culture, teachers are revered and trusted. Tia Tsosie Begay is no exception, making sure her fourth-graders know that "someone believes in them."
Friday, January 01, 2016
NPR's senior education correspondent offers his predictions for the big stories in K-12 and higher education.