Exclusive: How safe are LA’s schools? New interactive map compares what teachers and students are seeing
As California rethinks school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers often overlook information that goes to the heart of what might be the most fundamental question for any parent: Does my child feel safe? Data about the real inner workings of schools, from teacher morale to academic culture to student safety, are rarely...
By Max Eden | June 8, 2017
Case study: Rainshadow H.S., a haven for Nevada’s at-risk teens, now finds itself at risk of closure
The 74 marks National Charter Schools Week (May 1-7) with a series of articles about America’s charter leaders, students and policies. See the full series. At the beginning of 2016, Rainshadow Charter High School in Reno, Nevada, was on its last legs. The Washoe County school board had granted Rainshadow just a one-year charter extension to...
By Max Eden | May 6, 2016