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Tensions Rise as Puerto Rico's Schools Face New Reality
As the U.S. territory's schools recover from Hurricane Maria, big changes and conflict loom. (February 9, 2018)
School Shootings Ignite Controversial Proposals Around Arming Teachers
Gun-rights advocates across the country are pushing to allow educators to carry concealed weapons in classrooms. But many organizations passionately disagree that arming staff will help keep kids safe. (December 5, 2017)
Taking STEM Lessons Outside of the School Day
The demand for skilled workers in science, technology, engineering, and math is increasing, and schools are feeling pressure to bolster so-called STEM education. A Rhode Island after-school program is helping out. (November 15, 2017)
‘I Can Be a Catalyst’: Schools Chief Steers His District Onto Right Path
Emmanuel Caulk, the superintendent in the Fayette County Schools in Lexington, Ky., has been working to restore calm and instill confidence in the 42,000-student district that had been undermined by turmoil in leadership and a lack of attention on sc
Roadblocks to Recovery in Puerto Rico
Transportation is one of the challenges Puerto Rico faces in getting its school system back on track in the wake of Hurricane Maria, as this traffic jam on a road near rural Utuado illustrates.
This Superintendent Turns to Students for Advice
When he needs to make big decisions for the 11,000-student Cherry Hill, N.J., school district, Superintendent Joseph Meloche turns to a familiar sounding board: the students themselves.