Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Sixty percent of parents think there is too much emphasis on testing. Are they right?
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.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Good news about graduation rates, and more about Obama's plan for making community college free.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The veteran Tennessee senator is poised to take a leading role on education in the Republican-controlled Congress.
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.
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.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
How better ratings can help students make better decisions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
In Mexico a half-century ago, and in Wildwood, N.J., finding deeper meaning in a beloved playground game.
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.