Category: School

Teachers’ Union Leader Nominated to Be Puerto Rico’s Education Secretary – Politics K-12

Puerto Rico's governor-elect has announced that he will pick the head of the island's teachers' union to lead the U.S. territory's department of...

Reading Suffered Less Than Expected During Pandemic, New Fall 2020 Student Data Show

The unprecedented school closures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in spring 2020 raised many questions about how student learning would be impacted in...

Oklahoma schools may offer in-school quarantine of students

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Wednesday that public schools will be allowed to offer...

Beyond Thanksgiving | Harvard Graduate School of Education

As an educator committed to equity and social justice work, I acknowledge that teaching about certain groups of people within a given month...

Students’ Positive Views Of Liberals Increased During College Years, Study Finds

Conservative activists and politicians have long argued that colleges indoctrinate and brainwash students into becoming liberals. On Wednesday, the Trump administration fed into these...

DeVos’ Team Has Left Biden a Policy Blueprint Several of Her Critics Support – Politics K-12

President-elect Joe Biden will differ dramatically from his predecessor on education issues. But there's one significant policy arena where Biden's eventual education team could...

EdNext Podcast: Detecting and Preventing Racial Bias in Grading

An assistant professor of education at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, David Quinn, joins Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West...

Maryland lawmakers say it’s time to close the digital divide

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — After Kimberly Vasquez’s two younger sisters log into their virtual classrooms from their Baltimore home, there’s...

A Curious Mind | Harvard Graduate School of Education

Educators have long posited that inquiry-based learning — posing a particular problem or setting up an experiment — gets kids engaged and asking...

Inside The Fight For Abortion Rights On A Catholic Campus

Above: Megan King poses for a portrait on the campus of Saint Mary’s College on Oct. 22 in Notre Dame, Indiana. Credit: Evan Cobb...

DeVos and States Clash on Whether COVID-19 Aid Is Just ‘Sitting in the Bank’ – Politics K-12

Just a small portion of federal coronavirus relief earmarked for schools had been spent by the end of September, the U.S. Department of...

Treat NAEP as a Reality Check, Not an Advocacy Exercise

If you’re like me, the election, Covid spikes, and the rest mean that October’s NAEP scores haven’t exactly been top of mind. But,...