Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:
Study: Colleges That Ditch The SAT And ACT Can Enhance Diversity
Thursday, April 26, 2018
A new study confirms what some researchers have been saying for decades — standardized tests have little or no value in predicting students' success in college. So why do institutions use them?
California's Higher Ed Diversity Problem
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
California colleges have made remarkable progress enrolling racial and ethnic minorities over the last 20 years. And yet, faculty and institutional leaders remain overwhelmingly male and white.
A Visit To Topeka: Reflecting On Linda Brown's Legacy
Friday, March 30, 2018
Linda Brown, the 9-year-old old whose name was enshrined in the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling in Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, died this past Sunday. She was 75.
Democrats Grill DeVos On Guns, Schools And Money
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The education secretary was on Capitol Hill to talk about the proposed budget for her department. She got an earful from Democrats.
Nearly 9,000 DACA Teachers Face An Uncertain Future
Monday, January 29, 2018
Classroom teachers covered by the federal immigration program could lose their jobs and face deportation unless Congress and the Trump administration reach agreement on protecting them.
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.