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Teachers Union Fights Against New Evaluation Program | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.23.2011 | Education

As different districts and states re-imagine the way teachers should be graded, the country's second largest school system has hit a roadblock. Los ...

Charter School Ruling In Ga. Draws Hundreds Of Protesters

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.17.2011 | Education

ATLANTA — Hundreds of Georgia charter school parents, students and school administrators are protesting a ruling by the state's highest court th...

New Bill Would Relax Standards For Texas Recovery Charters

Posted 07.09.2011 | Education

When Mansoor Kapasi first began taking his students to chess tournaments, the other parents wondered if they were part of a gang. He said his stude...

Detroit Turning Schools To Charters To Avoid Closures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Last month, the state of Michigan charged Robert Bobb, Detroit Public Schools' Emergency Financial Manager, with closing 50 percent of the district's ...

Teaching as an Art Form

Shaun Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Shaun Johnson

Even as someone who engages in the more scientific or theoretical aspects of teaching, I start to wonder if we really want to go all in here with this very techno-rational mentality.

Guest Column: Obama on Education -- A-Plus Values, F-Minus Policies

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Chris Weigant

Roughly once a year or so, I turn this column space over to a guest author. This usually happens when a point of view is presented to me either in pu...

2010 in Education: A Bad Year for Antediluvian, Retrograde, Establishment-Defending Hacks

Bob Bowdon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Bob Bowdon

If you're a defender of the American public education establishment and an advocate of throwing more money at the problem, 2010 was just an awful year.

Charter School Enrollment Climbs In Mass.

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

BOSTON--The number of Massachusetts children attending charter schools has more than doubled in the past decade, reflecting national trends. Charter ...

WATCH: Bill Cosby Interviews Deborah Kenny On Revolutionary Schools

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Deborah Kenny started the Harlem Village Academy in 2003 after her husband's untimely death left her searching for a new life purpose. The academy h...

Club Damani, Harambee School: Cafeteria Of Philadelphia Charter School Doubles As Nightclub

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home

PHILADELPHIA -- Who knew a school cafeteria could be so much fun? A space where hundreds of Philadelphia charter school students have been eating the...