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For-Profit Schools See

For-Profit Schools See “Subprime-Opportunity”

by Julianne Hing on November 29 2010, 7:40AM

School swindlers could be headed for a repeat of the mortgage crisis.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Latino Majority Creates Questions for Cali School Reformers

Latino Majority Creates Questions for Cali School Reformers

by Jamilah King on November 23 2010, 8:47AM

Reformers grapple with bilingual and culturally sensitive education.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Blacks and Latinos Still Locked Out of Elite Colleges

Blacks and Latinos Still Locked Out of Elite Colleges

by Julianne Hing on November 22 2010, 2:03PM

As the achievement gap narrows, top schools increase admissions standards.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Yale Cuts Teaching Program, Funds College for New Haven Kids

Yale Cuts Teaching Program, Funds College for New Haven Kids

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 11:57AM

Many saw it as an important avenue for Yale to support New Haven’s public education system.

Topics: Schools & Youth

James O'Keefe Trains His Slimy Lens on Teachers

James O’Keefe Trains His Slimy Lens on Teachers

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 2:30PM

The man who posed as a pimp to attack ACORN says teachers are racists.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Cali's High Court Stands Up for Undocumented College Students

Cali’s High Court Stands Up for Undocumented College Students

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 10:51AM

Rejects effort to block them from in-state tuition rates.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

For-Profit School Regulation Arrives

For-Profit School Regulation Arrives

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2010, 2:26PM

But the most controversial rule is still far from being finalized.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Latino Teens in Study: We're Optimistic, But Sick of Being Profiled

Latino Teens in Study: We’re Optimistic, But Sick of Being Profiled

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 12:26PM

New report finds frustration with rampant bias among Latino teens.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Arizona Teachers Sue to Protect Ethnic Studies

Arizona Teachers Sue to Protect Ethnic Studies

by Julianne Hing on October 19 2010, 12:47PM

Supporters hope a court injunction will keep classes going well past December.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:17AM

Education Department says more people are speaking up because they believe feds will help now.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Georgia Bans Undocumented Students From Public Universities

Georgia Bans Undocumented Students From Public Universities

by on October 14 2010, 9:00AM

It’s the third state to create rules barring undocumented students from higher education.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Michelle Rhee To Leave Washington, D.C. Schools

Michelle Rhee To Leave Washington, D.C. Schools

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 3:26PM

The controversial education reformer won’t stay out of the spotlight for long.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Controversial For-Profit Schools Attack Community Colleges

Controversial For-Profit Schools Attack Community Colleges

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 2:46PM

After months of criticism, they’re not going down without a fight.

Topics: Schools & Youth

LAUSD Agrees to Roll Back Seniority-Based Hiring

LAUSD Agrees to Roll Back Seniority-Based Hiring

by Julianne Hing on October 7 2010, 11:04AM

The unique ruling places the spotlight on educational equity.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Black and Latino Lawmakers Hold Up Student Loan Fixes!

Black and Latino Lawmakers Hold Up Student Loan Fixes!

by Julianne Hing on October 6 2010, 11:19AM

Sketchy for-profit schools have found allies in Washington.

Topics: Schools & Youth

California Parents Could Get Jail Time if Kids Miss School

California Parents Could Get Jail Time if Kids Miss School

by Julianne Hing on October 5 2010, 1:00PM

Critics argue black and brown families will be hit hardest.

Topics: Schools & Youth

School Suspensions Skyrocket for Black and Latino Students

School Suspensions Skyrocket for Black and Latino Students

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 30 2010, 4:10PM

School suspensions may be setting black students on a course, and it’s not to class.

Topics: Schools & Youth

LA Teacher Suicide Sparks School Reform Pushback

LA Teacher Suicide Sparks School Reform Pushback

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 11:56AM

Parents and students are outraged over popular teacher Rigoberto Ruelas, Jr’s death.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Georgia Considers Ban on Undocumented College Students

Georgia Considers Ban on Undocumented College Students

by on September 28 2010, 10:46AM

Critics complain that unauthorized students hog resources. Even if they’re less than two-tenths of a percentage of the population.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Divisible, Under God: Texas Schools Ban

Divisible, Under God: Texas Schools Ban “Anti-Christian” Books

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 27 2010, 6:18PM

While the rest of the nation tries to move forward on education, Texas takes a giant leap back.

Topics: Schools & Youth