How much would we all benefit if the country’s grad rates improved? The Alliance for Excellent Education crunched the numbers. More
Melinda Gates remembers her favorite teacher, Mrs. Bauer, who taught herself how to use a personal computer so that she could teach her students. More
The new documentary film was born out of a book on American teachers, written by Nínive Calegari, Dave Eggers, and Daniel Moultrhop. More
Henry Fernandez of the Center for American Progress takes a look at the reality behind the low scores. More
Berkeley High School in California has one of the highest African-American graduation rates in the country. The school district made closing the achie More
A federal appeals court will hear arguments this week over whether three Arkansas school districts should continue receiving tax dollars for desegrega More
When the NEA passed a new policy statement this summer, the union was voting to take a stand in the debate over teacher evaluations and accountability More
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