Anya Kamenetz http://wvtf.org en Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York http://wvtf.org/post/teacher-tenure-challenge-spreads-california-new-york Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.?<p>That question is at the center of the heated debate about teacher tenure. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 24979 at http://wvtf.org Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York Charter Schools, Money And Test Scores http://wvtf.org/post/charters-money-and-test-scores The University of Arkansas <a href="http://www.uaedreform.org/">today released</a> what it calls a "first ever" study exploring the relationship between charter school funding and student achievement. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:38:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 24680 at http://wvtf.org Charter Schools, Money And Test Scores The Collapse Of Corinthian Colleges http://wvtf.org/post/collapse-corinthian-colleges <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/07/16/331700270/students-react-to-the-closure-of-a-giant-for-profit-college">Read our follow-up version.</a> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 23969 at http://wvtf.org The Return Of The One-Room Schoolhouse http://wvtf.org/post/return-one-room-schoolhouse Even if your grandpa didn't walk uphill to school both ways, or have to break the ice on the bucket before fetching a drink with the dipper, you probably have iconic images in your mind of the one-room schoolhouse. It's a storied piece of America's past dating back to the Colonial era.<p>But in most of America, the idea of students of all ages learning in a single classroom, with a single teacher, has long been as dated as the donkey cart. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:03:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 23715 at http://wvtf.org The Return Of The One-Room Schoolhouse Asking Kids With Special Needs To Clear The Same Bar http://wvtf.org/post/asking-kids-special-needs-clear-same-bar Jackson Ellis will soon head to fourth grade. Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, he's been receiving publicly funded services since he was 15 months old. Jackson's mother, Rebecca Ellis, a single parent, has made education advocacy her career. She's fighting to make sure her son gets the help he needs at his Mandeville, Louisiana public school. That's always been an uphill battle. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:23:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 23655 at http://wvtf.org