Stories tagged: "public education"


A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

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Viral Videos From Teacher and Student Elevate Debate Over Puerto Rico’s Local Education System

A drama teacher shared her frustration on social media, claiming students are not interested in learning. A student posted a video response saying students are interested, but lack adequate support from the Department of Education.

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What Latinos Need To Know About Biden’s and Sanders’ Education Plans

With nearly 30% of the K-12 student population projected to be Hispanic by 2027, education needs to be a priority for Latino voters.

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96% of Pennsylvania teachers are white. This program could help fix that.

State education leaders have unveiled a new initiative to help attract and retain educators of color.