Homeless mother, Tanya McDowell, returned to the Norwalk, Conn. State Superior Court for her pretrial hearing regarding her "stealing education" case.
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NEW YORK -- State lawmakers from Illinois to Tennessee are considering laws that could change what it means to be a teacher, as labor policy has becom...
Once we reject the silver bullets proposed by "the billionaires boys club," we can commit to a humane vision of school improvement that respects the dignity of teachers and students.
Our schools and our businesses need to rethink the needs of the nation, and rethink the important roles of creativity and innovation.
Classroom quotes are being posted by teachers online. At a time when students enter institutions with increasingly limited resources, what are these sites bringing to the conversation about education?
It's a hard time to be a teacher. But I also think there's never been a better time to become a teacher.
Shouldn't we be placing additional emphasis on high-growth entrepreneurship in the African American and Hispanic populations?
NEW YORK -- It’s civil disobedience, schoolhouse style.
As constrained budgets embroil state houses and city councils, igniting pitched debates a...
Downplaying the pomp of eighth grade graduation may do little for students living in poverty; however, the expectations that adults have for students can help change such circumstances.
Today, I joined Sen. Dick Durbin in re-introducing the DREAM Act in the Senate, reviving the effort to allow some of the best and brightest young students to give back to the country they call home.
The secret to America's global success has always been its ability to attract the best human capital from around the world....
Imagine that there was something called the Mr./Mrs. Innovative Teacher Pageant. Teachers from all over the U.S. would apply and be flown in to present on their creative uses of technology in class.
From a journalist's standpoint, the most refreshing news to emerge from Catalyst Chicago's recent interview with incoming Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard was his promise to be transparent.
Here's Part 1 of a condensed 100-day countdown to our production of Guys and Dolls, in performance at Bronx Prep May 24th-26th.
In the clamor, the voices of regular classroom teachers are difficult to hear, which is why I am devoting this blog to them. With apologies to Sigmund Freud, "What do teachers want?"
NEW YORK -- Cami Anderson has a big challenge.
In her first press conference since being named the new superintendent of Newark, N.J.'s largely faili...
GATE provides educational scholarships, including school fees, uniforms, text books, bicycles, lunch and boarding, to over 600 at-risk and exploited young girls in Cambodia.
A recent report unveiled the President's thinking about the important connection between art and culture and creativity and innovation, and promised an agenda for reinventing education in America.
Sometimes, students take to a task like a natural and other times, they fail. But the opportunity to learn from mistakes made makes my students better people.
New York City teachers and the United Federation of Teachers have initiated a militant and radical response to the latest budget cut proposals made by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The Innovative Education Forum is an amazing opportunity for teachers from those classrooms to come together to share, collaborate, and ultimately influence even more widespread change.
Freada and Christina opened their hearts, homes and bank accounts to ensure hundreds of deserving students of color could receive the education that opens doors to success in the new Innovation Economy.
Although achievement is not where it should be, notable improvements have been made for white students, African American students, and Latino students.
When women earn more, families are stronger and children have better access to quality health care and education. We must close the chronic wage gap that shortchanges women.
Salam Shabab (which means Peace Youth) is a 9-part series in which 18 teams from different Iraqi provinces compete to become the peace ambassador representing Iraq's youth to parliament.
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