Colorado wants to equip residents with college degrees. Over the last decade, the state didn’t make significant progress toward that goal.
Principal Keisha Wilkins said the four teachers will help students see ‘a reflection of themselves.’
A growing movement is working to reduce gun violence where students most often experience it.
Parents at choice schools have pushed back against the proposal to break up the K-8 structure.
Following two shootings last fall, Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy was flooded with crisis counselors but that soon faded — leaving some calling for long-term support to heal from the trauma.
Research suggests money matters for schools. But experts aren’t sure how to explain test scores in the country’s highest spending state.
Black teenagers in Philadelphia make up nearly 85% of victims who have died from gun violence since the start of the pandemic.
Many schools are working to plug vacancies, boost student attendance, and address student mental health and academic needs this fall.
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston have more small schools. A budget crunch looms.
As Alabama imposes sweeping new restrictions on transgender youth, a support group offers space for community.
Seven candidates are vying for three spots in an election also featuring the district’s tax levy.
Some educators have already made changes to lessons about LGBTQ issues because of these new curriculum laws.
Students, experts, and educators will discuss their ideas on how CRT debates and proposed book bans are affecting schools. Here’s our reading list.
In Illinois, where curriculum traditionally is the domain of individual districts, the conversation is just getting started.
Chalkbeat is tracking efforts to restrict teaching about race and bias in schools, as well as efforts to expand it, on this map of critical race theory legislation.
Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark has struggled with violence and low academic achievement for years, even as parents and employees pleaded for help.
A school year already burdened by a pandemic adds another daunting disruption: rebuilding after the storm. And with the number of tornadoes increasing in parts of the country, it’s a disruption that educators are facing more frequently.
In the aftermath of a tragedy, the politics of mourning can be complicated for Black children as their grief traditions clash with a litany of rules.
Some school staff say they could have done more to help families in crisis if they’d had earlier access to their funds.
The pandemic year has uprooted support for students with disabilities in Chicago and nationwide, creating a backlog of old IEPs that could lead to widening academic gaps for students in need of special education services.
I work with young people convicted of crimes. The way they are treated when they go back to school can mean the difference between regression and rehabilitation.
Denver has removed city police who were stationed in middle and high schools. But will the reforms help younger students too?
This pandemic school year has hit Black and Latino boys harder than other students, testing them and the education systems that have often failed many of them.
School districts that saw declines in student enrollment during COVID are looking to the fall. But there are early signs that enrollment may not fully rebound.
WhatsApp became a lifeline for the largely Spanish-speaking families of P.S. 89. Here’s how parents used it to connect the Brooklyn school community amid COVID.
In Pandemic 360, Chalkbeat and Univision 41 explore the many ways COVID-19 impacted the lives of students, parents, and teachers in Newark and New York City.
I am the LGBTQ+ representation I never had. Even now, too few students see themselves reflected in their educators.
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