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The opt-out numbers are so high that whatever data is being gathered from testing is useless in terms of representing district-wide learning. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 PM Public School Shakedown

Jennifer Berkshire and Jack Schneider talk to Tressie McMillan Cottom about the rise of for-profit colleges that saddle low-income students with debt and questionable credentials. And are K-12 schools going the same way? more

Mar 22, 2017 1:11 PM Public School Shakedown

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Nic McPhee

We could be years away from knowing what the new education law will bring. That’s because education policy is like the worst game of telephone ever. Here’s how. more

Mar 22, 2017 9:14 AM Public School Shakedown

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Emily Kaplan

These young people from war torn parts of the world describe themselves as friendly, hard-working, responsible, dependable. To a visitor, other adjectives come to mind as well: worldly, resilient, strong. more

Mar 15, 2017 1:50 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

Racine teachers find ways to get their voice back. more

Mar 1, 2017 11:59 PM Magazine

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Joe Brusky

Recent research reveals that students who use school vouchers fare significantly worse than their public school peers. But who is reading the data? more

Mar 1, 2017 4:23 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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schoolchoiceweek

DeVos's cynical assertion that spending money on public schools doesn't help students comes out of punitive policies advocated by Democrats. Thanks, Obama. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:01 PM Public School Shakedown

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Lorie Shaull

The election of President Donald Trump is triggering a new chapter in the movement to protect undocumented immigrants. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:58 PM Magazine

“Anytime and anywhere” looks like a costly approach to education. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:44 PM Public School Shakedown

Opposition to her nomination was important. What happens next matters even more. more

Feb 8, 2017 12:12 PM Public School Shakedown

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Victoria Pickering

What happened with the Secretary of Education nominee’s confirmation is actually a win for public school advocates. more

Feb 6, 2017 2:16 PM Public School Shakedown

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Victoria Pickering

Perhaps even Republicans can’t embrace the idea of public education as a “business.” more

Feb 2, 2017 10:36 AM Public School Shakedown

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Mitchell Haindfield

What teachers can do in the schools, unions, and in the streets to stand up against racism and privatization of schools. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:17 AM Multimedia

Betsy DeVos

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She spent almost a million and a half of her own dollars to turn Detroit’s education system into a laboratory—in which an out-of-control lab fire now burns. more

Feb 1, 2017 11:04 AM Magazine

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Victoria Pickering

Students, teachers, parents, and public school advocates object to her conflicts of interest, dark money connections and, oh yeah, her utter lack of familiarity with public education. more

Jan 31, 2017 10:31 AM Public School Shakedown

The threat of violent repression lingers as Oaxaca City fights for their students' education. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:58 AM Magazine

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Sarah Lahm

An early morning rally in front of Minneapolis’s Green Central Community School brings together parents, students, teachers and advocates for racial, economic and immigration justice. “Our schools have to be sanctuaries.” more

Jan 25, 2017 10:34 AM Public School Shakedown

Trump’s chief strategist bullied school administrations, with threats of nonpayment and legal action, to prevent his ex-wife from enrolling their daughters in kindergarten programs. more

Jan 24, 2017 8:13 AM Dispatches

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