In some districts, free summer “crash courses” are trying to meet the needs of students who can’t afford to attend traditional pre-K programs.
When given the chance, will wealthy parents ever choose to desegregate schools?
Federal attention to classroom diversity made a resurgence in the final months of the Obama administration. Will the established programs peter out?
Some education leaders in New York City have been tasked with simultaneously leading both high- and low-performing campuses—with mixed results.
How a series of choices has deepened the segregation of Brooklyn’s schools
Only 8 percent of educators are nonwhite males in New York City, where Asian, black, and Hispanic boys make up 43 percent of public-school students. A new program is trying to change that.
A day in the life of a new kind of educator who’s tasked with revitalizing one of New York City's campuses by supporting kids' health, attendance, and family lives
A struggling campus in Brooklyn is becoming selective and moving to a new high-rise building to appeal to middle-class families.
How one promising strategy to integrate New York City’s campuses only wound up with the lowest performers