Cory Turner edits and reports for the NPR Ed team. He's led the team's coverage of the Common Core while also finding time for his passion: exploring how kids learn — in the classroom, on the playground, at home and everywhere else.
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Monday, June 26, 2017
New research from Indiana and Louisiana provides clarity in the voucher debate.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
The week's education news featured debate over Harvard's rescinding of admissions for several incoming freshmen and the education secretary's contentious hearing on Capitol Hill.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
The education secretary told lawmakers at a hearing, "Let me be clear: Schools that receive federal funds must follow federal law." If only federal law were clear.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
President Trump's newly released budget proposal would cut overall education spending by 13.5 percent while increasing funding for school choice. The NPR Ed Team will unpack the administration's new budget and what it means for parents, teachers, students and taxpayers.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
It's hard to know how schools of choice — charter or private — are performing. Researchers say that's precisely because they are schools of choice. But here's what we do know.
Monday, May 15, 2017
With President Trump spotlighting the power of private school choice, the NPR Ed Team investigated one of the nation's largest statewide voucher programs, in Indiana, and found, for students with disabilities, that it's often the schools that get to choose, not the students.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Indiana's private school voucher program is the largest of its kind in the U.S. Whether it's "social justice" or "an assault" on public schools depends on whom you ask.
Saturday, April 08, 2017
Student debt has tripled, a shake-up in loan repayment, and states unveil new education plans.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
A financial aid flap, DeVos on stage, and more.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Plus a bill for 'Dreamers' and a former for-profit college lobbyist leaves the Education Department.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
In a case involving a Colorado school district, the high court finds that schools must ensure students make more than minimal progress.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool has been temporarily disabled for security concerns. Without it, many at-risk students will have a harder time finishing their paperwork.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
From DACA to FAFSA, a Senate squeaker to a Supreme Court do-over, it was a busy week for education news in the nation's capital.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Here's NPR Ed's take on the top national education stories this week. The highlight: controversy surrounding a visit from black college presidents.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
In a study, automated text messages to parents reduced absences and the number of F's earned by high school students.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
On Wednesday, the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidance on transgender students' rights in schools. Here's what that means for the Supreme Court and for students in school right now.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as "the blind sheikh," who was convicted in connection with the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, has died in prison. He was 78.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
A month into his presidency, President Trump sounded like candidate Trump at a boisterous rally in Melbourne, Fla.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The radical Muslim cleric has spent the past 20 years in a U.S. prison, convicted of conspiring to carry out terrorist attacks across New York City.