Claudio Sanchez

Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:

How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

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.


Research On Tulsa's Head Start Program Finds Lasting Gains

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.


Helping College-Bound Native Americans Beat The Odds

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.


Is The Student Loan Crisis Fact Or Fiction?

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.


Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep

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.


After 25 Years, What's Next For Charter Schools?

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.


A Victory For Affirmative Action, And For Many Colleges A Sigh Of Relief

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.


Let's Take A Ride With A Kentucky School Bus Driver

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.


Career And Technical Education: Boom Or Bust?

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.


Survey Raises Concerns About Non-English Speaking Students

Friday, May 13, 2016

A new survey of school administrators points to growing concerns about the future of non-English speaking students.


Kentucky's Unprecedented Success In School Funding Is On The Line

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.


Why Gifted Latinos Are Often Overlooked And Underserved

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.


The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students

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.


Gifted, But Still Learning English, Many Bright Students Get Overlooked

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.


With Supreme Court Tie, Teachers Unions Dodge A Bullet

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.


Lessons From The School Where I Failed As A Teacher

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.


A 'Wisdom Keeper' Draws From A Deep Well Of Navajo Culture

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."


6 Education Stories To Watch In 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016

NPR's senior education correspondent offers his predictions for the big stories in K-12 and higher education.


What Is Fair? High School Students Talk About Affirmative Action

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

However the Supreme Court rules on affirmative action, it will affect the lives of college-bound teens. So we asked them: Should college admissions decisions take race into consideration?


New Education Law Passes, With A Power Shift Back To The States

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

States are thankful for the opportunity, but critics say there's no guarantee that states will succeed in two crucial areas the old law — known as No Child Left Behind — failed.