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Bill de Blasio vs. Charter Schools -- A Pointless Battle

Steve Nelson | Posted 03.28.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

This is a mere sideshow. Comparing schools -- charter vs. neighborhood public; suburban vs. urban; public vs. private -- is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of education in America.

How Can Wal-Mart REALLY Help Improve Our Schools?

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

If the Waltons really wanted to make positive change in children's educations and lives, they would steer far clear of Michelle Rhee and her troublesome track record.

A Change of Heart on Charters for Alderman Moreno?

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 04.17.2013 | Chicago
Kenzo Shibata

Public scrutiny may have given the alderman a change of heart regarding charter schools. This was not the first time his education policy preferences caused a backlash. This time, Moreno may have actually gotten the message.

After Newtown Shooting, Schools Reconsider Walton Family Grants

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.22.2013 | Impact

A number of charter schools that rely on donations from a charity started by Walmart's founder are questioning whether they should continue accepting ...

Activists Targeting U.S. Schools, Backed By Big Bucks

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

By Stephanie Simon May 15 (Reuters) - During her tumultuous three years at the head of the Washington D.C. public schools, Michelle Rh...

Fighting 30+ DCPS Closures (And Walmart) In Chocolate City to Empower DC

Head-Roc | Posted 05.09.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

It's excruciatingly hard for me to believe that I live in the nation's capitol where over 30 DC public schools, serving mostly Black and Brown American communities, are being recommended for closure.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: A New Museum Is Changing Everything In Small-Town Arkansas

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Lawn signs are taking over Bentonville, Arkansas. Blue and green, staked in yards and hung in windows, they're everywhere you turn, in parks, outside ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Walton Family Foundation Gifts Teach for America $49.5 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 09.26.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- The Walton Family Foundation announced a $49.5 million grant Wednesday to help double the size of Teach for America's national teaching co...