Claudio Sanchez

Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:

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.


Identifying The Worst Colleges In America

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

How better ratings can help students make better decisions.


New Orleans Schools Face A Surge Of Unaccompanied Minors

Thursday, October 02, 2014

America's classrooms are seeing a surge of kids from Central America who crossed into the U.S. illegally. Educating them is expensive, and one school in New Orleans is scrambling to cover the costs.


Q&A: A View Of The Common Core From The Principal's Office

Friday, September 19, 2014

Principals are usually pretty mild-mannered. Not so if the topic of conversation is the Common Core. A group of school leaders share their take on new standards, old problems and bad teaching.


Child Migrants Settle Uneasily In The Big Easy

Thursday, September 11, 2014

U.S. immigration officials have allowed tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America to join family members or other guardians in the U.S. Nearly 1,000 are in New Orleans, for now.


Q&A: National Education Association President On Obama, Duncan

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the new president of the National Education Association, says there is a "huge disconnect" with Education Secretary Arne Duncan on the use of standardized testing.


New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and swept away many of its public schools. Now, the city's largest district is unveiling a transformed school system, composed entirely of charter schools.


From Marbles In A Coffee Can, Lessons About Life, And Math

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

In Mexico a half-century ago, and in Wildwood, N.J., finding deeper meaning in a beloved playground game.


New Orleans Charters Prepare For A Big First Day Of School

Monday, August 11, 2014

The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools.