public schools

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

During September, National School Success Month, we are revisiting education-themed articles such as this one originally publsihed in August 2016.

Jaden Smith Compares School to Prison: There Are Too Many Correlations!

Jaden Smith has always thought outside of the box, recently sharing his ideas on the…

Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

After meeting the governor of Illinois last week to discuss school funding, Grammy winning artist…

Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Gets Heated Reaction on Social Media

Reaction to the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary got swift reaction from…

charter

NAACP Resolution Makes Its Position on Charter Schools Clear

The NAACP has outlined its position on further expansion of the charter school movement and…

California Governor Bans Redskins Name at Public Schools

Four California high schools will be forced to change mascots after Gov. Jerry Brown signed…

Rethinking Punitive School Discipline

Mistakes are as common as they are guaranteed. No matter who you are, and regardless…

california teacher tenure public schools

Is This the End of Teachers Unions?

On June 10th, a Superior Court judge in California struck down California’s teacher tenure laws.…

Kelley Williams-Bolar and daughters

Mom Jailed for Enrolling Kids in School Tells Her Story in New Book, Film

With Hollywood knocking on her door, Kelley Williams-Bolar will be marking 2014 as the year…

When Outsiders Take Over Schools: Lessons From Memphis

What Happens When Outsiders Take Over Poor, Urban Schools

Depending on who you talk to, Memphis is rapidly becoming one of the best cities…