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Held back, but not helped

The Hechinger Report

The proportion of overage students — those who have been retained for at least one grade — hovers around 40 percent for New Orleans high school students, according to an analysis of 2014 data by researchers at Education Research Alliance for New Orleans, which is based at Tulane University.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

“Since my parents didn’t get much education, it’s hard to talk to them about my schoolwork and applying to college, or how to plan my time and get everything done,” says Mariano Almanza, 18, pictured speaking with his Coronado High School guidance counselor, Colleen McElvogue.

Who will Teach the Children?

EdNews Daily

The United States faces a serious educational crisis. In the first ten months of 2018, public educators quit at an average rate of 83 per 10,000 on staff. What subjects are losing the most educators? In addition to educational disruption, what are the costs to school systems?