Education

Map & Data Resources | Abby Ferla | Education, State government
Sept. 7, 2011 — Remapping Debate has now completed the project it began in June to collect Fiscal Year 2011-12 data on basic state aid to public schools for K-12 education. (The U.S. Department of...view
Original Reporting | Eric Kroh | Education, Employment, Health, Income inequality, Politics, State government
July 13, 2011 — It’s been more than 20 years since the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) started publishing annual Human Development Reports “with the goal of putting people at the center...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Education, History
July 12, 2011 — James W. Loewen, University of Vermont emeritus professor, and author of the bestselling book, “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong,”...view
Commentary | Craig Gurian | Education, Health care, Labor, NYC
June 15, 2011 — As originally reported by the New York Daily News, New York City is in talks with its unions to avoid teacher firings and other budget cutbacks by means of taking hundreds of...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Education
May 25, 2011 — For many years now, the National Center for Education Statistics has overseen national measures of educational attainment in civics, mathematics, reading, science, and United States...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Education
May 18, 2011 — For many years now, the National Center for Education Statistics has overseen national measures of educational attainment in civics, mathematics, reading, science, and United States...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Education, NYC
May 12, 2011 — Last week, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented a 2012 budget that would layoff more than 4,000 teachers. Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott estimated that the layoffs would...view
Commentary | Cyrus Veeser, Lori Bikson | Education
March 30, 2010 — U.S. colleges and universities continue to be world leaders. Annual surveys of higher education consistently rank a disproportionate number of American institutions in the top 100...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Education
March 30, 2011 — To college-educated parents, the term “vocational education” may conjure up images of desultory high school wood shop classes, dead-end jobs, and classmates who couldn’t hack college...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Economy, Education, Income inequality
February 9, 2011 — As American policy-makers grope for strategies to deliver broadly shared economic prosperity, calls for increased education are more insistent than ever. In his State of the Union...view

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