School closures are both a symptom and a cause of perpetuated inequality, and they leave students of color and those in low-income families without access to the educational resources they deserve. Here is how the Cycle of School Closures works.
PA Gov. Corbett was set to visit Central High School in Philadelphia, but made a last minute schedule change. The students, teachers and parents who planned to protest his visit are calling it a victory.
Education organizers in Arkansas held a press conference at the state capitol highlighting the improvement Arkansas schools have made over the past decade and how additional reforms like pre-k and afterschool programs can help all students succeed.
In an op-ed for the New York Times, David Sciarra, Executive Director of the Education Law Center, shows how a Kansas lawsuit over the state's failure to adequately fund its public schools is part of a national pattern of budget cuts and inequity in education.