‘You Are Still Black’: Charlottesville’s Racial Divide Hinders Black Students

The debate over the city’s statue of Robert E. Lee and the white supremacist march last year set Charlottesville apart, and spurred it...

12 Authors Write About the Libraries They Love

Wonder moved through her face; she nodded gravely. “Let’s go back tomorrow.”When you hear “Fort Lauderdale,” literature might not be the first thing...

What’s at Stake in the Harvard Lawsuit? Decades of Debate Over Race in Admissions

“The Supreme Court has been vague about what is O.K.,” William Baude, a law professor at the University of Chicago, said. “It seems...

U.N.C. Chancellor Apologizes for History of Slavery at Chapel Hill

Ever since the cornerstone of the nation’s first public university building was laid in 1793, the legacy of slavery has been inextricable from...

Educators Weigh In on Lawnmower Parents

A Missouri mom sued her son’s high school after he didn’t make the varsity soccer team. A father takes time off from work...

Bonuses of Up to $8,000 to Teach in Struggling New York Schools

At 180 public schools in New York City, many in the Bronx, hiring and keeping teachers is a constant struggle. These are schools...

Retired Teacher Donates Family Farm for Foster Children Housing

Judy Singleton (center) with Randall Greene and Melissa Bailey of Sunrise Children’s Services (Photo by Lashana Harney) Judy Singleton remembers running up and down...

NEA Members Stand Ready to Help Communities Hit by Hurricane Michael

This Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico. (NOAA via AP) The devastation...

Mad Magazine’s ABCs of a School Shooting Give It a Boost of Relevance

Mad Magazine, the 66-year-old humor publication, has been in free fall for years — in terms of both circulation and cultural relevance.This month,...

School Funding Goes Directly Before the Voters

As voters head to the polls on Nov. 6, educators in Florida are going to be particularly eager to bring the Rick Scott...