Education

National test scores shows progress slowed, gaps widened

A pandemic that reshaped American society and disrupted more than a year of schooling also slowed progress in math and…

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Leftover child care money gives a boost to cash-strapped Michigan providers

Michigan child care providers who serve low-income communities are set to receive an influx of federal child care dollars that…

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Overcrowding seems to ease — just as Sunset Park adds more school seats

When it was time for Joey Zhang’s son to start kindergarten, there was no room for him at the Sunset…

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Former Philadelphia school board member Angela McIver addresses sudden resignation, board effectiveness

Angela McIver was one of Mayor Jim Kenney’s picks to sit on Philadelphia’s Board of Education after the state-run School…

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These 72 NYC schools will hire more teachers to lower class sizes

The New York City education department on Tuesday announced which 72 schools will hire more teachers in a bid to…

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Chicago’s charters enroll more students with disabilities than traditional schools, but funding unclear

Chicago’s charter schools enroll a higher percentage of students with disabilities than traditional public schools, but there is no way…

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CDC says students and staff should wear masks at school

Reversing course, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that all students and staff should wear masks inside…

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It’s my job to explain our district’s budget. It keeps getting harder.

As soon as I joined the school board in Derry, New Hampshire, I was warned that things would get very…

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Tennessee will transition back to online standardized testing, starting with high school

Six years after a massive technical failure ruined Tennessee’s online testing debut, the state aims to get computer-based assessments back…

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Citing student trauma from violence and pandemic, Chicago educators call for school budget redo

Mike Smith’s classroom was nearly empty when he returned to in-person teaching last spring at Englewood STEM High School. Of…

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