From Houston to Indianapolis, thousands of students walked out of schools Friday morning to participate in staged sit-ins, marches, and moments of silence to demand action on gun legislation and mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High…
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
A national shortage of vocational instructors has hit remote colleges that are often responsible for keeping their towns afloat.
By Laura Santhanam
The debate over guns is back in the spotlight, as schools across the country plan walkouts this week to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School mass shooting, and this poll shows that Americans are still divided on…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
Chicago Public Schools, one of the largest school systems in the country, is reporting academic improvement in spite of past troubles. Now city leaders are looking to new CEO Janice Jackson to keep things moving forward. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza…
I looked at the producer, a wide-eyed 14-year-old and said, “This is your story, I’m following you."…
By Emily Richmond, The Hechinger Report
“When we leave here we’re like 10 steps ahead of everybody else.”…
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Thousands of educators have been protesting at the state Capitol in recent weeks to oppose changes to their pension system and to ask lawmakers for more school funding.
Teacher strikes and walkouts have been spreading from West Virginia to Arizona. Thousands of Kentucky educators rallied on Friday at their state Capitol, as Oklahoma's largest teachers' union called for an end to their nine-day walkout. William Brangham talks with…
By Sarah Gonser, The Hechinger Report
In the face of a looming labor crisis, this New Hampshire voc-ed high school is preparing students for good middle-class jobs of the future.
By Bruce Schreiner, Adam Beam, Associated Press
The bill raises revenue for the state over the next two years to pay for higher classroom spending.
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