New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jun 28, 2012
The only way we are going to make gains in education is if the quality of teachers goes up, and in a capitalist society, that means paying them more.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2012
Nearly four decades after the Viet Nam War, the country’s education system remains so corrupt and backward it’s impeding economic growth.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2012
Teach for America announced Monday that a higher percentage than ever of new recruits are African American.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2012
Threatened school cuts due to state budget crunches could boot out school sports—affecting grades, smoking rates, obesity levels and racial health disparities.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jun 19, 2012
With the DREAM Act once again compromised, the words of Langston Hughes ring as true as ever: “A dream deferred is a dream denied.”
MALDEF, News Report, Posted: Jun 14, 2012
A Tucson federal court on Tuesday barred the state of Arizona from intervening in an ongoing school desegregation case.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2012
American children with immigrant parents are more likely to live in poverty, lack health insurance benefits, and less likely to graduate from high school.
New America Media / South Kern Sol, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2012
California's Kern County has made strides in academic achievement, but the children of migrant workers still face barriers.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2012
Widely considered one of the nation's worst school district for years, New Orleans' schools have been showing remarkable academic gains, but not everyone is convinced that the improved test scores tell the whole story of the school district.
First Post, Commentary, Posted: Jun 03, 2012
The Indian American parent can rest easy for another year. The beloved spelling bee crown is secure.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Jun 03, 2012
The Supreme Court could end leeway at colleges on affirmative action. Asian advocates say that could hit API students, despite their bookish stereotype.
The North Star News, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2012
Nationwide, the percentage of black boys enrolled in honors classes is higher than for those enrolled in special education.