Stories tagged: "public education"


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This Is Why Your Child’s Crumbling School Building Hasn’t Been Repaired

The majority of U.S. public school districts need to make significant building repairs to their schools, but lack the funding to do so, a new study reports.

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How the Coronavirus Crisis Has Upended the Lives of Teachers, Parents, and Students

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the closure of at least 124,000 public and private K-12 schools, affecting more than 55 million students. Hundreds of colleges have also closed.

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Tired of Cutbacks and Low Pay, North Carolina Teachers Consider Striking

The North Carolina Association of Educators is gauging interest to see how far teachers are willing to go to push back against draconian cuts to public education.

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96% of Pennsylvania teachers are white. This program could help fix that.

State education leaders have unveiled a new initiative to help attract and retain educators of color.

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Struggling North Carolina teachers won’t be getting a pay raise this year

Some wonder if they can afford to stay in public education after the General Assembly adjourned for the year without approving a state budget to address salaries.