April 2015 Archives

A former CNN producer launches a news and information site about education that will include video reports from conferences in the field.

National correspondent Kate Snow interviews 5-year-old Jacob and 8-year-old Malisa and examines some of the family, medical, and school issues they face.

Nikole Hannah-Jones of ProPublica won the Education Writers Association's top award for her examination of the persistence of racial segregation in U.S. schools.

The Daily Breeze of Torrance, Calif., won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for stories about corruption and excessive spending in a small school district.

As education reporters rolled into Chicago for their annual conference this week, they were greeted with headlines about the latest crises in the Chicago Public Schools.

Daytime TV host Ellen Degeneres made the day of teacher Callie Flanders and her elementary school in Union Bridge, Md.

Mary Kay Letourneau chats with Barbara Walters, while "Saturday Night Live" spoofs teacher-student relationships in a way that is sure to offend someone.

"The Homestretch" takes viewers to the basements and the shelters where homeless young people rest their heads while trying to attend school.

"Kids Behind Bars," airing Sunday, visits a New Mexico juvenile center that is emphasizing counseling and education as a result of a legal settlement with the ACLU.


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