October 2017 Archives

The new online sites will join Chalkbeat bureaus in Colorado, Detroit, Indiana, New York City, and Tennessee providing independent local coverage of education.

"'63 Boycott" looks back at a protest against racial disparities in a large Northern school system and draws some parallels with recent events in Chicago.

"Re: Thinking" spends time at several public schools that are said to be teaching students how to think, as opposed to what to think.

The filmmakers behind a documentary that defends the public school system and is critical of market-based reforms are not backing down from criticisms from a prominent school choice advocate.

Nikole Hannah-Jones, an investigative journalist known for her deep dives exploring race and the resegregation of the nation's public schools, receives a "genius grant."

The documentary about young people with autism who compete for a New Jersey swim team, appears Monday night on the public television show.


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