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December 21, 2018
From forest preschools to a secret apology, here are Chalkbeat Colorado’s must-read stories of 2018
These are stories we think are important and insightful, and that we enjoyed reporting and writing. We hope you enjoy reading them.
December 10, 2018
Charter teachers won big in nation’s first strike. What now?
Some 500 unionized teachers joined in the nation’s first charter strike last week, and succeeded in negotiating wage increases, smaller class sizes and…
September 6, 2018
As the 2018 school year begins, join us for storytelling from Indianapolis educators
The event is free and open to the public.
May 25, 2018
Hiring more security officers in Memphis after school shootings could have unintended consequences
A new state law that bans local governments from refusing to cooperate with federal immigration officials could put school resource officers in an awkward position.
January 10, 2018
Our readers had a lot to say in 2017. Make your voice heard in 2018.
Chalkbeat invites readers to tell your stories in a series we call First Person. Here are a few examples that stood out in 2017.
October 8, 2017
Need classroom decor inspiration? These educators have got you covered.
This school year, students will spend about 1,000 hours in school —making their classrooms a huge part of their learning experience. We’re recognizing educators…
September 27, 2017
After Confederate flag dispute at Colorado football game, schools pledge to bring students together
“At a time in our country when so many are divided, we want our students instead to come together."
July 17, 2017
Memphis parent advocacy group trains first Spanish-speaking cohort
Amid a growing Hispanic population, Memphis Lift trains 19 parents as part of the organization's ongoing fellowship program.
Stopping summer slide
July 13, 2017
On National Summer Learning Day, Memphis takes stock of programs for kids
Mayor Jim Strickland estimates that 10,000 children and teens are being reached this summer through various learning programs.
father knows best
June 15, 2017
How a brush with death convinced one dad to get his diploma, with a boost from the Fatherhood Academy
Robles just graduated from the Fatherhood Academy at LaGuardia Community College, a program run by CUNY for unemployed and underemployed fathers ages 18 through 28.
Behind the brawl
May 18, 2017
Three things to know about the Tennessee school behind this week’s graduation brawl
Arlington High School is considered the crown jewel of a 3-year-old district in suburban Shelby County, even as its school community deals with some unwelcome attention.
April 7, 2017
How one Memphis student is elevating the conversation about school discipline
A student-organized poster campaign serves as a catalyst for discussions about the climate of White Station High School and disparities in discipline.
a 'meaningful' education?
January 11, 2017
How a Colorado court case could change how public schools everywhere serve students with special needs
The case originated with a complaint by the family of a Douglas County child with autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
September 2, 2016
Ten stories you may have missed this summer (and should read now as the new school year kicks in)
There's no such thing as a summer break from covering education.
summer mix tape
August 30, 2016
Ten stories you might have missed over the summer (and should read now as a new school year begins)
There is no such thing as time off from covering education.
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