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July 30, 2019
Denied student loan forgiveness, this NYC art teacher with $88,000 in debt has joined a suit against Betsy DeVos
Washington Heights art teacher Kelly Finlaw has joined a union lawsuit claiming a federal program that promised to wipe out student loan debt has been mismanaged.
July 19, 2019
What the 2019 National Teacher of the Year told Memphis educators must happen if they want to reduce suspensions
“Relationships are the key determinant in changing student behaviors,” superintendent Joris Ray said after the event.
No more sink or swim
July 19, 2019
How one Illinois program aims to train more resilient, longer-lasting teachers
More practical classroom experience could make all the difference for the newest crop of teachers, especially those entering the profession as their first job.
July 9, 2019
How to get more English learners prepared to enter kindergarten? Illinois wrestles with answer.
The state found that only 26% of kindergarteners statewide met requirements to be considered “on track.” For English learners, that proportion dropped to 17%.
June 27, 2019
Inside Denver’s attempt to slow ‘summer slide’ for English language learners and struggling readers
Denver Public Schools' "summer academy" serves English language learners and students struggling with reading — with free activities for siblings, too.
June 24, 2019
Stringer calls for paid teacher residencies — the latest piece of a burgeoning education platform as he eyes a run for mayor
Building an education platform for a possible run for mayor, Comptroller Scott Stringer called for a paid teacher residency program to help cut staff turnover.
June 21, 2019
Hands-on learning drives teachers and students at the only Montessori school in Tennessee’s turnaround district
At a time when many educators are focused on facts, metrics and standards, Montessori schools are focused on hands-on practice.
June 13, 2019
In rare move, University of Memphis middle school could share building with East High
The university has been scrambling to find another building for its middle school since March, in part because of a lease requirement with the Catholic Church.
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 23, 2019
To help more New York City teachers get comfortable teaching computer science, Cornell Tech offers a ‘safety net’
By embedding coaches in schools, Cornell Tech hopes to help teachers get more comfortable teaching computer science.
May 21, 2019
Top education officials protest New York Post stories alleging racial hostility against white administrators
New York City education leaders protested news articles alleging the department's hiring practices and anti-bias training created a culture demeaning to white staffers.
May 15, 2019
I was a white teacher who couldn’t talk about race. A journey through successful U.S. high schools changed my thinking.
“I know what schools and classrooms shouldn’t look like. I want to know more about what they can be at their best.”
Voices from the field
May 15, 2019
What should new teachers of color know when taking the job? Veterans offer some advice.
What advice would teachers of color give to new recruits before they take the job? Chalkbeat asked three teachers to weigh in.
Updated May 9, 2019
‘Nothing makes me feel safe.’ How Colorado educators and parents are processing yet another school shooting
Our survey of Colorado parents and educators found frustration, fear, and resignation over the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch.
May 2, 2019
Join us for a story slam during Teacher Appreciation Week
A selection of teachers will tell their true stories live at this free event May 10, co-hosted by Teachers Lounge Indy and Chalkbeat Indiana at the Tube Factory Artspace.
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