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Researchers also found a growing share of philanthropic dollars going to "challengers to the system"—mainly charter schools.
Budget woes and the aftermath of the recession combine to put the brakes on preschool funding, a research group says.
States look to raise the entry bar on teaching programs, but worry about the prospects for black and Latino candidates.
Educators see an important place for technology in the preschool classroom, but say it is just one of many learning tools that can be incorporated among a range of developmentally appropriate materials and activities.
Universal pre-K holds benefits for middle-class children, as well as the poor, William T. Gormley Jr. writes.
Policymakers should make supporting struggling students a higher priority than enacting standards for all, John H. Jackson writes.
The old-style industrial economy no longer works for any of our social institutions, and teachers' unions are no exception, Arthur Levine writes.