The New York Times
– Dec 3, 2019, 12:00 AM
The performance of American teenagers in reading and math has been stagnant since 2000, according to the latest results of a rigorous international exam, despite a decades-long effort to raise standards and help students compete with peers across…
Jack was proud. Jack was absorbingly intelligent. Jack was fiercely loyal. Jack loved music, art, eating good food with his family, and having more than one pint with his mates. Oh, and in case you haven't realised by now … he was also…
When Austin school officials applied for a $1.5 million federal grant to embark on a school integration initiative, they were blunt. The city and school district had a long history of intentionally segregating black and Latino families and…
The Washington Post
– Nov 30, 2019, 7:00 AM
When evening hours were added, it caught the attention of students who flocked to the center to apply for nighttime and daytime slots. Evening care is at capacity. And the waiting list for daytime slots has grown from a few families to 45 people.