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Erin Einhorn and Chastity Pratt Dawsey Chalkbeat Detroit and Bridge Magazine Published 6:00 AM EDT Oct 8, 2018 This story is part of the series Moving Costs: How students changing schools disrupts Detroit classrooms, a joint project from Chalkbeat and Bridge Magazine. By the time she’d reached the eighth grade, Shantaya Davis had attended so many schools — at least five — that she couldn’t name them all. “I don’t even know what grade it was,” she said of one school, the one her mother decided wasn’t safe after she was threatened by a man in a car after class one day. “I just know I went there and it was like half a year. … I went to a lot of schools. That’s why I keep forgetting.” Her classmate, Shawntia Reeves, attended four schools on the way to eighth grade. Or maybe five. Her parents weren’t exactly sure of the details, beyond the fact that she’d started kindergarten at the small … [Read more...] about In Detroit, students change schools at dizzying pace
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Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post Published 10:53 am, Thursday, May 10, 2018 Photo: Peathegee Inc/Getty Images/Blend Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Another year, another set of rankings from U.S. News & World Report - the 2018 America's Best High Schools. Another year, another set of rankings from U.S. News & World Report - the 2018 America's Best High Schools. Photo: Peathegee Inc/Getty Images/Blend Images What you don't know about the schools at the top of U.S. News' 2018 high school rankings 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Another year, another set of rankings from U.S. News & World Report - the 2018 America's Best High Schools. What does U.S. News think "best" means? According to the magazine's methodology for the list, the answer mostly involves standardized test scores and graduation rates. … [Read more...] about What you don’t know about the schools at the top of U.S. News’ 2018 high school rankings
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Education by Kristine Phillips by Kristine Phillips Email the author April 28 Email the author Education Secretary Betsy DeVos waits to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee March 20 on Capitol Hill. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) While attending a robotics competition in her home state of Michigan this past week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was asked by a reporter if she had plans to visit some of the struggling schools in the area — the same question that journalist Lesley Stahl asked her during a “60 Minutes” interview a month ago. Her answer then — “Maybe I … [Read more...] about Betsy DeVos was asked, again, about visiting struggling schools. A staffer interjected.