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Through her divisive rhetoric, Education Secretary DeVos leaves a troubled legacy...

Mark Hlavacik, University of North Texas; Dustin Hornbeck, University of Texas Arlington; Kevin Welner, University of Colorado Boulder; Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University, and Stanley...

Once a symbol of desegregation, Ruby Bridges’ school now reflects another...

Connie L. Schaffer, University of Nebraska Omaha; Martha Graham Viator, Rowan University, and Meg White, Stockton University On Nov. 14, 1960, after a long summer...

George H.W. Bush laid the foundation for education reform

Jack Schneider, University of Massachusetts Lowell George H.W. Bush fulfilled his desire – articulated late in his 1988 campaign for president – to be “the...

What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos...

Claire Smrekar, Vanderbilt University When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the...

Trump budget would abandon public education for private choice

Derek Black, University of South Carolina The Trump administration has announced its plan to transform education funding as we know it. The new...

The unique case for rural charter schools

Karen Eppley, Pennsylvania State University The recent appointment of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education has brought rural schools into the national conversation...

Who is Betsy DeVos?

Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University Editor’s note: This is an updated version of an article first published on Jan. 8, 2017. Since Donald Trump tapped Betsy DeVos...

Single-sex schools: Could they harm your child?

Lise Eliot, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Gender-segregated education is making a comeback. Single-sex classrooms, long discouraged under Title IX, the federal law...

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