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Closing Schools

Flier Of Superintendent In KKK Robe Sparks Outcry Amid School Closure Debate

Posted 04.07.2012 | Education

From a contentious school redistricting debate among Atlanta Public Schools has emerged an even more controversial flier that depicts APS Superintende...

Joy Resmovits

Denver's School Turnaround Plan Echoes Duncan Priority | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

Northeast Denver's public schools will look unfamiliar when the area's 10,000 students return in August. Montbello High School, for example, will b...

It's Been Said Before

Linda Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Linda Silverman

I know I am writing the same thing I, and others like me have written time and time again. These kids need small classes and individual attention.

The Case for Closing Schools

James Merriman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Merriman

It isn't right to allow failing schools across the city to continue to enroll students if they cannot provide them with a high-quality education.

Parents Across America demand to be heard

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonie Haimson

Last spring, a new grassroots organization called Parents Across America wrote a letter to President Obama, pointing out how parents had been left out...

Joel Klein's ongoing defiance of the rule of law

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonie Haimson

On Friday, Judge Joan Lobis of the New York State Supreme Court nullified Chancellor Klein's decisions to close 19 middle and high schools in New York...