Mayor Jim Kenney and others stressed that early education is crucial to children’s development and academic success
Application deadlines for colleges and universities are around the corner and for some students, the process can be daunting. Bernadette Asuquo, a senior at the Essex County School of Technology, says the journey shouldn’t be stressful if you find the right support.
Most kids labeled as having an “emotional disability” and shunted into public special education schools are Black or Latino, and low income — while wealthier families more often access a taxpayer-funded free private education.
Educators and officials in districts that contracted with Paper say its text-based tutoring service often frustrates the students who need the most help.
You have different teaching styles, but notice the teacher’s positives and trust your colleague. See if you can help solve any problems.
As of this fall, the city had planned to open 55,000 3-K seats, but 15,000 seats are currently unfilled.
The state on Wednesday revealed numbers long awaited by preschool providers around Colorado — the amount they’ll be paid for each child enrolled in universal preschool.
The Manhattan charter school had 17 of its 54 staff members out sick as of Tuesday. COVID, RSV, and the flu affected many staffers, officials from the Washington Heights school said.
After Chicago Public Schools moved to take over two campuses from Urban Prep, the Illinois Board of Education will vote Thursday on whether to revoke its agreement for the charter’s third campus.
The Indianapolis Charter School Board’s vote followed vocal opposition to the proposal at a public meeting.
The latest findings solidify a developing picture of schools struggling to support students who have fallen off track.
The State Board of Education is growing from seven seats to nine seats. Find election results here.
Colorado’s Red Rocks Community College leaders say students need to know college will help them not just learn, but also make it easier to live.
Newark Public Schools ranked itself high in this year’s state-required self-evaluation. In 2017, Newark’s evaluation was vital in the state’s decision to return local control to the school district.
Every Thursday at Infinity Math, Science & Technology High School, juniors volunteer to help underclassmen catch up.
IPS officials unveiled the blueprint in September, but have tweaked it a few times since then. The board is slated to vote on it Nov. 17.
Superintendent outlines plans to spend the billionaire’s gift on tutoring in literacy and math, pending board approval
The discussion about changing names is part of a broader effort to revisit decisions made during the time the district was overseen by state appointed emergency managers.

Follow Chalkbeat

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
Icon-heart-donate
Help Chalkbeat raise $80k by Dec 31
Chalkbeat is a nonprofit newsroom filling a vital community need. We could not do this without you, and we need your support to keep going in 2023.
A Colorado Succeeds report offers five principles in starting a conversation that helps colleges get students the job skills they need.
Amid leadership turnover and controversy, Memphis-Shelby County Schools board Chair Althea Greene wants to keep the focus on students.
The 5 schools Superintendent Alex Marrero is prioritizing for closure are: Denver Discovery School, Schmitt Elementary, Fairview Elementary, IAD at Harrington, and MSLA.
Colorado is moving in the opposite direction of states under Republican control that are limiting how teachers can talk about race, gender, and sexuality.
Many Michigan school races were unusually combative, stoking fears that hyper-partisan discourse would interrupt the essential workings of local boards.
Suspensions have fallen 64% over the past decade, though troubling racial disparities remain.
Dozens of students joined Make the Road NJ youth leaders to protest against policing in schools and demand more mental health resources and restorative justice practices in schools.
Tuesday’s winners all aimed to continue the district’s ongoing reform efforts to address poor academic achievement and chronic absenteeism.
Before heading to Congress in 2019, U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia forced former Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff in 2015 with the backing of the Chicago Teachers Union.
Practice culturally responsive teaching through classroom leadership. Research your students’ diverse backgrounds and share your own experiences. Create opportunities to help them identify and reach their goals.
Los líderes de los distritos de Denver, Jeffco y Aurora tuvieron en cuenta varios factores a la hora de decidir qué escuelas cerrar. Aquí veremos cómo cada distrito está manejando el cierre de escuelas.
Community groups are rallying to urge the Colorado State Board of Education to adopt inclusive social studies standards after months of debate.
As Colorado districts prepare to vote on school closures, Chalkbeat answered some common questions.
Voters approved about two-thirds of school district ballot measures in Colorado on Tuesday. The 27J school district scored a notable win with its mill levy override
The sweep in Tuesday’s election means Democrats will maintain a strong majority on the board
This election season saw several newcomer candidates challenge incumbents who had supported Indiana’s curriculum restrictions bill.
The four districts where the referendums failed have warned of various cuts if voters rejected them.
Leaders High School’s annual camping trip serves as a bonding experience and a chance for teens to get a taste of independence, especially after the past few years.
The measure would have temporarily withheld city money for school projects if Chicago Public Schools officials failed to show up. Several aldermen voted against the proposal because they didn’t want to stymie projects in their communities.
Advocates believe most school districts would participate and provide free school meals to all students.
See election results from HSE, Carmel, Noblesville and Westfield.
Hope Hampton wins seat on Indianapolis Public Schools board after getting major backing from political action committees.
Here are the latest results for the Detroit Public Schools Community District’s school board election.
Treating and paying teachers better, supporting student mental health, reinforcing reading would help
Hochul has overseen significant developments in education, including boosting funding for schools and signing a bill that aims to limit class sizes in New York City schools.