In an age when public education has become synonymous with high-stakes exams, an inner-city charter-school network is using culture and creative expression to teach the Common Core standards.
How much is too much? Charter schools are trying to stem burnout and high teacher turnover with work-life balance policies.
“I don’t know how anyone is able to do everything they need to do within the school hours,” says one Chicago teacher. “It’s not possible.”
Chicago's new plan to keep kids in school longer has been challenged by budget cuts and safety concerns.
Can focusing on the relationship between mother and child prevent the achievement gap in children in poverty from ever starting?
In the wake of a strike and amid a skyrocketing murder rate, teachers and administrators alike are trying to focus on instruction.