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The governor’s emphasis on high-stakes testing is unhealthy for students.
Tune in to a live panel moderated by Chris Hayes on Sunday, October 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST.
What's next for early childhood education? The Nation's Bryce Covert talks with Dana Goldstein and Melissa Lazarín about the policy and politics of universal preschool.
If pro-charter proposals in Washington State or Georgia pass this November, that will mark the first time charter schools have won at the ballot box.
Unions need to be at the forefront of improving public education across the country.
As Obama touts his education reforms and neoliberals face off with teachers, hardly anyone is talking about the real problems besetting America’s public schools.
The classroom and the boardroom are two very different worlds.
Why is the Obama administration pushing testing on our schools?
Aggressively pushing voucher programs, ALEC is calling on states to “transform the system, don't tweak it" in a large-scale assault on public education.
Our colleges and universities have never been truly open to everyone. But against the backdrop of a worsening high school drop-out rate and rising student debt burdens for those who do make it to college, can American higher education be saved?