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65 Years After Brown v. Board of Education: 'It's Never Going To Be Easy'

Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday marks 65 years since the Supreme Court delivered its ruling in the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. NPR's David Greene talks to John A. Stokes, one of the student plaintiffs.


'My Kids Are In Survival Mode': A Chat With 2019's Teacher Of The Year

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Rodney Robinson, a teacher at a juvenile detention center in Richmond, Va., and the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, talks about needing diverse teachers and a culturally relevant curriculum.


Trump Turns To Higher Education; And A Selective New York City High School Struggles With Diversity

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Also in this week's roundup: the White House outlined its proposals on the Higher Education Act, and only 7 black students were admitted into one of New York's most selective high schools.


'I Can Exist Here': On Gender Identity, Some Colleges Are Opening Up

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A decade ago, one university started putting pronouns on course rosters. Today, it's not alone.


School Funding Up In Teacher Protest States; Parkland Superintendent Keeps Job

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Also in this week's education roundup: a new head for Federal Student Aid, and a California law aims to make charter schools more transparent.


Limited School Choice For Native Americans; Oakland Teachers Reach Deal To End Strike

Saturday, March 02, 2019

A new report highlights the lack of school choice options for American Indian and Alaska Native students. Also this week in education news, why white school districts have so much more money.


Dr. Seuss Books Can Be Racist, But Students Keep Reading Them

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A recent study found that Dr. Seuss books can be pretty racist. It's highlighted a growing debate: Should schools teach classic books that may be problematic or trade them for socially conscious ones?


Oakland Teachers Strike, And West Virginia Teachers Say Trust Issues Persist

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Also in this week's roundup, an investigation into a reform school's "hidden history of abuse."


Denver Teacher Strike Ends; Chicago Designer Revamps School Uniforms

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Also in this week's education roundup, a new study suggest that a high-crime neighborhood can have an effect on student attendance.


Trump Ally Tries To Remove Parkland Fathers From Gun Violence Hearing

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz called for the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee to eject two fathers of gun violence victims from a hearing after they interrupted his remarks from the audience.


TEACH Grant Updates; And Denver Teacher Negotiations At An Impasse

Saturday, February 02, 2019

The Education Department has published guidance for teachers hurt by the federal TEACH Grant program. And a possible Denver teacher strike is on hold while the state decides whether to intervene.


When The Principal Cancels School ... With A Song-And-Dance Number

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

As temperatures plummet, school administrators from Michigan to Mississippi are finding creative ways to announce snow days. Some of their music videos have gone viral.


As LA Teachers Reach A Deal, Denver Authorizes A Strike And Oakland Schedules A Vote

Saturday, January 26, 2019

In this week's roundup: The LA teacher strike is over. But in Denver and Oakland, strikes may be in the horizon.


Denver Teachers Vote To Authorize A Strike

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

After more than a year of negotiating with the school district, Denver teachers could begin a strike as soon as Jan. 28. It would be the city's first teacher strike in almost 25 years.


Colleges Provide Tuition Relief To Furloughed Workers

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Going without pay is challenging. Try adding a tuition bill. Colleges in Maryland are offering some workarounds.


Denver And Los Angeles: Two Cities Trying To Negotiate A New Deal With Teachers

Saturday, January 19, 2019

In this week's roundup of education news: There's a strike in Los Angeles, while teachers in Denver will vote for their own walkout. That and more of this week's education news.