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  1. intelligencer chats
    The Pandemic Is Putting Parents in an Impossible SituationA conversation about New York City’s haphazard school-reopening plan.
  2. coronavirus
    Florida Schools Ordered to Reopen in August and Offer Full-Time InstructionSchools will still be allowed to offer online learning, but in-person classes must be available for all who want it.
  3. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  4. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  5. reading lists
    7 Anti-Racist Books Recommended by Educators and ActivistsBecoming anti-racist is a lifelong commitment, these books are a good place to start.
  6. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  7. coronavirus
    Here Are the CDC Guidelines for Reopening SchoolsTheir recommendations include spacing desks six feet apart and closing communal spaces like cafeterias and playgrounds.
  8. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  9. higher education
    The Coming Disruption to CollegeNYU Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway predicts a handful of elite cyborg universities will soon monopolize higher education.
  10. hippocrates don't lie
    Shakira Studies Philosophy in Quarantine As You Feebly Feed Sourdough StarterThat’s one “hobby.”
  11. education
    She Just Wants Her Students To Keep TalkingSamantha Elkaim knows she can’t replicate her classroom, but maybe she can still reach the kids.
  12. coronavirus
    New York City Public Schools Will Not Reopen This School YearMayor de Blasio announced Saturday that the city’s 1.1 million public-school students would not be able to return to their classrooms until September.
  13. privacy
    Schools Might Start to Ban Zoom Over Privacy ConcernsAmid reports of virtual classrooms getting hijacked by racist trolls, schools in New York may look to host online lessons elsewhere.
  14. covid diary
    How Do You Get Laptops to 1.1 Million Public-School Students?An East Village principal, sick at home, tries to take his school remote.
  15. covid-19
    Will New York City Schools Close Over the Coronavirus?As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York ramped up to 44 on Friday, parents and students faced the possibility of school closures.
  16. education
    6-Year-Old Girl Committed for Two Days for Throwing TantrumThe Florida student was removed from school and placed in a mental health facility without her mother’s consent.
  17. power
    How Many Students Have Been Traumatized by Active-Shooter Drills?In a new report, two major teachers unions have called for schools to end or revise the drills, saying they’re harmful to children.
  18. the national interest
    Trump and DeVos Propose to Eliminate Federal Charter School FundsAlong with an 8 percent cut to the entire federal Education budget.
  19. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Is Worried That Free Public College Would Benefit BillionairesTuition-free college won’t attract the children of billionaires to America’s public universities. But it would be an even better program if it did.
  20. the national interest
    Kamala Harris Admits Evil Neoliberal Scheme to Educate Low-Income KidsWhy would Harris try to give low-income students a better education when she could simply reshape society?
  21. elections of 2019
    Beshear Beats Trump-Loving Bevin in KentuckyPartisanship couldn’t pull an unpopular incumbent across the line in the governor’s race.
  22. technology
    A Cynic’s Guide to Killing It at StanfordMany of the 1,700 freshmen arriving in Palo Alto this September didn’t come for the Romantic poetry but to network, raise capital, and drop out.
  23. segregation
    Should NYC Ax Gifted Programs to Integrate Its Schools?The plan from de Blasio’s advisers is good policy, but dicey politics because socioeconomic segregation is quite popular with affluent voters.
  24. donations
    Lady Gaga to Fund Classrooms in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy in Wake of Shootings“In this moment, I want to channel my confusion, frustration, and fury into hope.”
  25. parenting
    A Class Riot Among the One Percent at Brooklyn’s Oldest Nursery SchoolWhat happened when Grace Church School decided to become a little less old-fashioned? Lots of parent-teacher drama.
  26. education
    West Virginia Republicans Are Still Trying to Punish Striking TeachersWest Virginia teachers demonstrated again on Monday as GOP lawmakers pushed school choice and penalties for striking teachers after recent walkouts.
  27. so you want to be president
    Somebody Please Stop This ManBiden told a 10-year-old girl at a town hall, “I’ll bet you’re as bright as you are good-looking.”
  28. education
    Robert Smith’s Morehouse Gift Is More Generous Than His VisionThe billionaire’s donation of $40 million to pay off the debt of Morehouse grads was a noble act of charity. But charity is not justice.
  29. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public-School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public-school teacher to be Education secretary.
  30. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public school teacher to be Education secretary.
  31. california
    Teacher Battling Breast Cancer Forced to Pay For Her SubstituteUnder California law, teachers have to pay for their own replacements while on extended sick leave.
  32. education
    Years of Low Pay Helped Spark the Teacher Strike WaveA new report affirms protesting teachers’ complaints, noting their wages have long been declining and they’re paid less than comparable professionals.
  33. beyonce
    Beyoncé Didn’t Go to College, But Homecoming Is Her GraduationThe Netflix documentary is an epic celebration of black education and HBCUs.
  34. education
    Michigan Conservatives Don’t Want to Teach Kids America Is a DemocracyConservative advocates in Michigan want to remove “democracy” from curriculums, arguing that the term isn’t “politically neutral.”
  35. vision 2020
    Does Kamala Harris Really Know What Teachers Want?Her call to raise teachers’ salaries shows she wants to distinguish herself as the education candidate, but she’s still haunted by her truancy policy.
  36. betsy devos
    Betsy DeVos Criticizes the Media for Accurate Reporting on Special Olympics CutsDeVos accused journalists of reporting “falsehoods” about federal funding cuts to the Special Olympics, before confirming those exact cuts.
  37. education
    The Promise of Integration Has Not Been Fulfilled in NYC SchoolsJust 190 black children were offered admission to New York City’s specialized public high schools on Monday, out of 4,800. Here’s why that matters.
  38. varsity blues scandal
    How the College Admissions Ring Explains 21st-Century American Capitalism“Human capital” is at the center of our economy. Thanks to Rick Singer, we now know its going rate.
  39. college admissions scandal
    Colleges Can’t Fix Their Unfair Admissions Process on Their OwnPolicies like ending early decision and parental donations could help. But the admissions scandal shows it will take far more to level the field.
  40. college admissions scandal
    Imagine Committing Fraud for a Kid and Then She Just Starts VloggingLori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade does dorm room spon-con and party makeup tutorials.
  41. education
    Teacher Protests Won Higher Funding for Schools, But It’s Still Not EnoughDespite improvements driven by teacher strikes, schools in many areas remain underfunded. A lasting fix will require changing state governments.
  42. talking to
    What Happened When We Started a Feminism Club at Our Catholic Boys School“We had a whole meeting about Kavanaugh. One day a student from Regis could be a Supreme Court nominee.”
  43. education
    West Virginia Teachers Strike Again, Appear to Score Another VictoryHours after teachers walked out, a bill that would have raised their pay but allowed charter schools and private school vouchers was tabled.
  44. high school
    Unpacking the Strangest Scene in Esquire’s Cover StoryWhat was up with those songs Ryan and his classmates sang?
  45. education
    Red for Ed Wave Continues: Where Teachers Are Set to Strike NextEducators in several states and cities are either currently on strike or are considering new strikes and walkouts in the weeks to come.
  46. education
    Trump So Passionate on Bible Literacy That He Wants It Taught in Public SchoolsIt seems he’s considerably less passionate about the separation of church and state.
  47. education
    GOP Lawmakers Learned Nothing From Last Year’s Teacher WalkoutsWest Virginia Republicans are pushing a bill that could spark another walkout, and they aren’t the only state lawmakers mulling retaliatory measures.
  48. education
    After a Weeklong Strike, Los Angeles Teachers May Have a DealMembers of the United Teachers of Los Angeles still have to vote on the deal, but it sounds like a victory for striking educators.
  49. education
    Karen Pence’s Job at an Anti-LGBT School Is Definitely the Taxpayers’ BusinessThe Pences found the criticism “deeply offensive,” but her work affirms the Trump administration’s broader hostility to LGBT students.
  50. education
    With Teachers’ Strike, L.A.’s Long Battle Over Charter Schools Comes to a HeadCharter schools have seen explosive growth in L.A., and now striking educators claim they’ve left traditional schools overcrowded and under-resourced.
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