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(Long) Weekend Reads: Inside the failing school system for Native American students

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  • Schools for Native American students run by federal authorities are low-performing and dilapidated — and could still get worse. Politico
  • Teachers share what stresses them out and how they manage their stress. Chalkbeat
  • A survey by England’s teachers union finds that teachers there say their workload is increasingly unmanageable. The Telegraph
  • Step inside a Denver class’ investigation of a practical problem for a view into the “project-based learning” movement. The Atlantic
  • Some subjects can feel off limits for students who are the first in their families or communities to go to college. The Harvard Crimson
  • A teacher’s take on why “I’m not a racist, but …” enrollment explanations aren’t convincing. Jose Vilson
  • A Brooklyn principal’s new school aims to close the gap between her two sons’ life trajectories. The Hechinger Report
  • A mom says a charter school embraced her child after his district school pushed him out. Real Clear Ed
  • Researchers find that schools have diminished their emphasis on fiction under the Common Core. Curriculum Matters
  • A white teacher describes what changed after a black student said she couldn’t understand him. Answer Sheet
  • An overview of what we know about charter schools’ impact and what we don’t, from an economist who studies them. The Upshot
  • A teacher starts a conversation about #whatpeopledontsee when they enter her classroom. Neonate Teacher
  • How a big congressional deal on the revision of No Child Left Behind could affect accountability. Politics K-12
  • And here’s what the deal could mean for on-the-ground educators. Teacher Beat

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