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April 15, 2020

College Board Cancels June SAT and Amps Up Fall Testing Schedule

To make up for lost opportunities for college admissions testing during the coronavirus crisis, the board plans to offer the test more often in the fall, including some test administrations during the school day.

February 05, 2020

Four-Day School Weeks Gain Ground in the West

More than 1 in 20 schools in the West has moved to a shortened school week, in hopes of enticing teachers and easing travel times in some of the nation's smallest schools.

January 14, 2020

Black and Hispanic Students Are Succeeding in Hard Courses. So What's Keeping Many of Them Out?

Schools serving a predominantly minority population have fewer seats in advanced classes, and black and Hispanic students face barriers within schools when it comes to enrolling in harder courses, says a new Education Trust report.

October 21, 2019

Culturally Supportive Program for Black Boys Boosts On-Time Graduation Rates

The California district rolled out a culturally-specific program to support black male students, and the program has led to positive outcomes for students who had an opportunity to participate.

June 27, 2019

What's Next for New York's Elite High Schools Now That De Blasio's Diversity Plan Is Dead

A contentious debate over New York's elite high schools flared this year as Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to scrap the exam that determines admissions as a way to increase enrollment of black and Hispanic students. But amid strong opposition from the city's Asian community and well-heeled alumni, state lawmakers never took action on the proposed diversity plan.

June 20, 2019

Call for Racial Equity Training Leads to Threats to Superintendent, Resistance from Community

Controversy over an intiative aimed a reducing inequities in Lee's Summit, Mo., schools led the police department to provide security protection for the district's first African-American superintendent. Now the school board has reversed course.

February 13, 2019

New York City Diversity Panel Recommends A 'Chief Integration Officer,' Schools That Reflect City's Diversity

The report also calls for the city to think not just about racial and socio-economic diversity, but also about creating schools that reflect the diversity of the boroughs in which they are located, including ability, gender, and home language.

March 16, 2018

Chiefs For Change Names New Crop of 'Future Chiefs'

The group is focused on creating a diverse pipeline of education leaders.

February 16, 2018

D.C. Schools Chief Asks Forgiveness for Violating Policy He Put in Place

In bypassing protocol to secure a spot in a coveted high school for his child, schools chancellor Antwan Wilson violated a policy he helped create.

January 30, 2018

Public Schools in the South Need More Investments, Poll of Region's Voters Finds

A new report from education advocacy groups argues that Southern states must be more aggressive in improving the quality of public schools across the region. And a new poll of Southern voters shows broad support for that.

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