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Predicting the Next School Shooting May Never Be Possible

If it’s not possible, is threat assessment the best alternative?

Fiscal Cliff Could Force Layoffs of the Best Teachers

Possible recession and end of pandemic aid loom, demanding fast action on ineffective teachers
School Closed sign outside Churchill High School

Parents Punish Schools That Stayed Physically Closed During the Pandemic

Enrollment drops were larger in schools that were most remote
Exterior of an urgent care facility

The “Urgency” Issue

What some see as a key ingredient in educational improvement has come under attack.

Ban the Cellphone Ban

Blanket policies ignore the potential of app-powered learning

Supreme Court Skeptical in Affirmative Action Cases

No Civil War over oboe players, Chief Roberts reminds Harvard’s lawyer
Interior of a classroom

Give Boys an Extra Year of School, a New Book Suggests

A possible solution to striking educational gaps
Re’Shawn Rogers, a 2012 graduate of Eastern Michigan University, is working to open a new charter school, Destine Prep, in Schenectady, New York.

What Next for New York Charter Schools?

The era of explosive growth of network-run, “no excuses” charter schools is over. Tentatively emerging: “community-based” charter schools.


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