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June 4, 2019
Where do NYC’s top-scoring middle schoolers go to high school? Hint — it’s not just the specialized high schools.
Beyond the three big specialized high schools, the schools where high-performing students enroll vary.
May 29, 2019
Why this Indianapolis educator says she makes more than what she’s paid
Indianapolis educator Chelsea Easter-Rose challenged teachers to explain to students that money doesn’t make you happy, and money doesn’t solve problems.
May 24, 2019
Chalkbeat Colorado’s 2019 Summer Social
May 15, 2019
How a second job as a singing gondolier gave this Indianapolis teacher a shot at fame
By day, Derek Gould is a teacher at Paramount Brookside. When he’s not at school and the weather’s nice, he’s a singing gondolier along the downtown canal.
May 1, 2019
‘I’m noticed’: Why Denver wants to increase the number of students taking ethnic studies
The more students are engaged in their classes, the more likely they are to graduate on time, district officials said.
April 30, 2019
This Indianapolis teacher works a second job until 2 a.m. But he doesn’t want to leave the classroom
"If I was a full-time server at that same restaurant, I’d make $18,000 more a year than I do as a teacher," said Indianapolis Public Schools teacher Jack Hesser.
April 18, 2019
This Indianapolis teacher’s salary covered the basics. Then came everything her students needed
"I started my teaching career really anxious — anxious about all the policies and strategies and paperwork, etc. ... along with how much money I was not making."
March 28, 2019
Happy, frustrated, or wait-listed: New York City families get kindergarten offers
The kindergarten waiting game is finally over — for most families, at least. New York City’s education department released placement…
March 28, 2019
This Indianapolis teacher said he shouldn’t have to take a ‘vow of poverty’ to stay in the classroom
Teachers participated in a teacher pay-themed story slam co-hosted by the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Chalkbeat, and Teachers Lounge Indy.
And the winner is
February 26, 2019
Jumaane Williams won the special election for NYC public advocate. Here’s where he stands on education issues.
If Williams pursues an education issue, he’ll likely focus on school funding or will push for more diverse schools and faculty.
January 30, 2019
What is your New York City school’s 2018 graduation rate? Find it here.
New York City’s graduation rates continued to tick up, reaching nearly 76 percent last year, education officials said Wednesday. City…
Comparing the candidates
January 30, 2019
From prenatal care to vocational education, Chicago’s mayoral candidates differ on how they’d improve outcomes for students of color
The city’s next leader must confront the critical question of how to boost student performance and narrow the racial achievement gap.
Updated January 28, 2019
Who’s best for Chicago schools? A Chalkbeat voter guide to the 2019 mayor’s race
Chicago’s next mayor faces many critical decisions regarding Chicago Public Schools, from charter expansion to schools chief Janice Jackson’s job status.
December 3, 2018
This map shows how student suspensions in New York City are sharply divided by neighborhood
On our interactive map, you can click on any district in the city to see its suspension rate for each of the past two school years.
November 6, 2018
How diverse are the teachers in your Illinois school district? Find out here.
Our searchable district-by-district database draws on the latest numbers from the Illinois State Board of Education’s annual Illinois School Report Card.
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