Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 3:43 pm
One thing's for sure: Nikki Bollerman believes in her school and the kids who go there. How else to explain Bollerman, 26, giving a $150,000 windfall to the Boston area public charter school where she teaches third grade?
Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 1:34 am
NPR Ed is updating readers on some of the top stories we've been following in 2014.
All this year, NPR Ed has been exploring the dramatic changes to the New Orleans school system, where more than nine out of ten children attend charter schools, most run by the state Recovery School District.
Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 10:21 am
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Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 7:50 pm
"The dog ate my homework?" Try, "I was protesting a grand jury decision," instead.
Students at some top law schools want exam extensions for what they are calling the trauma of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. But other law students are wondering what message that sends to future employers.
Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 2:21 am
Today, details of the Obama administration's plan known as the Postsecondary Institutional Ratings System, or PIRS, finally saw the light of day. The idea, in this incarnation, was just under three years old.