Education reporter Lindsey Foat brings you a curated reading list in the field of education every Friday.
A Nashville man is recruiting children from both rich and poor neighborhoods for his new charter school. Some interested parents with children at private schools worry their kids are being raised in a protective bubble, while interested parents of children in public schools are looking for an educational opportunity, not a change in diversity.
Politicians from the left and right are agreeing for once: both sides have members who reject the idea that American students should all be held to the same Common Core requirements.
Education Week highlights portions of President Obama’s State of the Union that discussed education, like initiatives for better preschools, improved job training and more-affordable secondary education.
James Meredith is launching a 12-point list of rights for the public school student. Meredith was the first black student to attend University of Mississippi and went on to become an active member of the civil rights movement. He said every student has the right to, for example, experienced teachers, involved parents and personalized instruction.
A high school junior from New York has posted selfies of himself dressed as every U.S. president. View all the selfies at @ohheyitschaz on Instagram.