First-person education stories

Los padres sin número de Seguro Social pueden llenar una solicitud de ayuda financiera en papel (conocida como FAFSA) en lugar de usar la versión en línea. Puede ser una buena opción si tienes que hacerlo antes de una fecha límite.

By declining to hear the case, the Supreme Court leaves intact admissions policies that aim to increase diversity at selective high schools. But other legal challenges may be in store.

According to a new report from researchers at Harvard and Stanford, Illinois and Chicago are leaders nationally when it comes to reading growth in the wake of the COVID pandemic.

The 2021 law that vexed third grade families last year offers fewer promotion pathways this year

Counselor Jorge Alaves started “Lindblom Colegio” six years ago after noticing some Latino boys were less likely to apply to college and would sometimes struggle academically and socially.

This Chicago counselor is a former teacher who wanted to help students outside the classroom

The Detroit school board now must decide how it will spend the $94.4 million in literacy lawsuit settlement money.

Parents whose 3-year-olds have special education plans will still have to fill out the state application.

Calling social media a ‘24/7 digital dystopia,’ Adams joins hundreds of districts and cities across the country seeking compensation and changes.

Colorado’s budget committee has started the process of drafting a bill that would provide up to $24 million statewide for schools that have enrolled more migrant students.

The theme of the March 1 event co-hosted by Chalkbeat Indiana in Indianapolis is: “From Lesson Plan to New Plan.”

Parents and educators were frustrated by the morning’s tech problems, preventing teachers from conducting remote instruction, as promised.

The vote followed a pitch from the school’s principal to keep Wyatt open by enrolling migrant students and subletting some space.

A paper FAFSA may be a good option for students who haven’t been able to complete the online application who have pressing financial aid submission deadlines.

Sen. Lisa Cutter, a co-sponsor of the bill, said she plans to amend the bill so it’s less prescriptive.

The school district has outsourced the management of school janitors and cleaning services since 2014.

Nine applicants met the state’s deadline for proposals to open a charter school in 2025

Mayor Eric Adams announced through social media that New York City schools would go remote on Tuesday. Up to eight inches of snow was expected, he said.

Legislation would establish education on government and good citizenship as early as kindergarten.

Memphis-Shelby County Schools board members chose Marie Feagins, ending the district’s first superintendent search in more than a decade.

The new CEO will start in mid-March and work with Bill Kurtz before he leaves the post, to smooth the transition.

'I haven’t heard anything specific about a special assessment, screener, or anything regarding dyslexia,' said a second grade teacher in Denver.

Indiana AG said officials must show that materials posted to ‘Eyes on Education’ were not and are not used or shared.

Marie Feagins is the first outside leader to direct Tennessee’s largest school district since it was created through a merger a decade ago.

District officials said they’re working to get more teachers certified to teach English language learners.

As one Manhattan elementary school moves away from Lucy Calkins’ popular reading curriculum, they’re leaning on a private school neighbor for phonics training.

Literacy advocates have pushed to get the state to address reading gaps for students. Now, with a state plan finalized, they are looking forward to seeing what’s next