By Aviva Shen on September 9, 2013
Thanks to budget cuts, Philadelphia closed 24 schools, cut vital staff jobs, and exploded class sizes to 40 or more students.
By Bryce Covert on September 4, 2013
The change comes at a time of high rates of child hunger.
By Aviva Shen on August 28, 2013
Last year, virtually every teacher in America spent an average of $485 on school supplies like books, furniture, printer ink, and copy paper.
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By Bryce Covert on August 28, 2013
Head Start has also meant free services for her daughter's learning disabilities.
By Bryce Covert on August 21, 2013
Students overall are making little progress in college readiness.
By Josh Israel on August 14, 2013
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R) proposed that Virginia amend its constitution to allow public funding for religious education -- an idea contradicted by Thomas Jefferson.
By Bryce Covert on August 14, 2013
While some minority groups have caught up, progress for Native American students lags behind.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on August 13, 2013
The superintendent for public instruction "should stick to her own knitting," says House Majority Leader Paul Stam.
By Marina Fang, Guest Blogger on August 5, 2013
Arts education is often the first victim of public school budget cuts, making privately funded arts initiatives increasingly necessary.
By Alan Pyke on August 5, 2013
Performance-based pay costs taxpayers billions and puts the economy at risk.