Claudio Sanchez

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Does Preschool Pay Off? Tulsa Says Yes

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tulsa, Okla., has been the focus of much debate over the long-term benefits of preschool. The most recent findings by Georgetown University researchers are another strong endorsement for early ed.


Interviews At The Airport: Teachers From Puerto Rico Find New Schools In Orlando

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Many Puerto Ricans who survived hurricane Maria have been working frantically to restore their lives in a new home. Many are teachers, and they've come to Orlando to find jobs. They may never go back.


Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This week the White House hosted historically black colleges and universities. But many HBCU presidents stayed away, arguing that the administration is not interested in the issues HBCUs face.


Five Years In, What's Next For DACA?

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Immigrant rights groups and students gathered at the White House to protest the possible repeal of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.


There's a National Teachers Hall of Fame? Who Knew?

Thursday, August 03, 2017

A one-of-a-kind museum that honors some of the nation's most accomplished teachers has given Emporia Kansas the title of "Teacher Town USA."


Meet The 5 New Inductees Of The National Teachers Hall Of Fame

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Five teachers were inducted into the National Teacher Hall of Fame this year and NPR's Claudio Sanchez sat down with them to get their take on what it means to be a teacher.


On Education, The States Ask: Now What?

Thursday, July 13, 2017

States are under the gun to meet requirements of the new federal education law. But with budget crises, new regulations and a whole lot of uncertainty, many say the road ahead is far from clear.


How It All Turned Out: A Kindergarten Story, 13 Years Later

Friday, June 23, 2017

NPR was there for 5-year-old Sam's first day of kindergarten back in 2004. His parents wondered if he was ready. This month, as he graduated from high school, they're still asking that question.


Poverty, Dropouts, Pregnancy, Suicide: What The Numbers Say About Fatherless Kids

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Data clearly show how many fatherless children there are and how their lives are affected, but one best-selling author says he rarely sees interventions happening in schools.


Here's What Betsy DeVos Said Wednesday On Capitol Hill

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The education secretary testified before a House subcommittee on the Trump administration's 2018 budget proposal, which calls for deep cuts to education.


Preschool, A State-By-State Update

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.


Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program

Friday, May 19, 2017

Milwaukee's voucher program serves some 28,000 students. Most of them are African-American and come from low-income families.


Lessons On Race And Vouchers From Milwaukee

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Milwaukee's school voucher program has been called either a beacon of hope for African-American children or a failed experiment. The truth is somewhere in between.


Pre-K: Decades Worth Of Studies, One Strong Message

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?


Deported Students Find Challenges At School In Tijuana

Monday, April 03, 2017

More than half a million children born in the U.S. have ended up in Mexico because their parents were deported.


DACA, One Student's Story

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

More than 750,000 young people have registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Many, like college senior Daisy Romero, worry about their future in the U.S.


Just What IS A Charter School, Anyway?

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The Trump administration has indicated that charter schools are a major part of its education agenda. Many Americans, though, aren't sure how they work.


English Language Learners: How Your State Is Doing

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The number of English language learners in public schools is nearing 5 million. Many are struggling academically, despite well-intentioned efforts to help them learn English.


Reaction To DeVos Vote Is Swift, And Divided

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Senate has confirmed Betsy DeVos as U.S. education secretary. Here's what educators, lawmakers and education groups have to say about it.


A Former Education Secretary's Advice For Betsy DeVos

Monday, January 16, 2017

Margaret Spellings was secretary of education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education raises interesting questions.