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February 27, 2019
A student invited his former teacher to a Memphis Grizzlies game. Here’s why it was a defining moment for them.
Tim Green may be a science teacher, but one of his favorite metaphors to tell students is about kitchen appliances.
February 14, 2019
This Memphis teacher’s favorite student didn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. She taught him a powerful lesson.
This Memphis educator had a story to tell. Chalkbeat gave him the stage.
November 9, 2018
Rise & Shine: A Chalkbeat milestone
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox,…
what you said
October 31, 2018
Who you are and what you want: Here are the results from our latest reader survey
Every year, we poll our readers on a host of questions ranging from their role in education to which topics interest them most.
October 19, 2018
‘If they know we regularly care’: Our New York bureau and its newest reporter are listening up
A new name has been popping up at Chalkbeat as our organization continues to grow, and the byline belongs to Reema Amin.
October 16, 2018
Rise & Shine: With homelessness on the rise, New York City schools look to counselors, social workers and other support services for more help
TRIAGING NEED Although the city has made strides toward providing more counselors in New York City’s schools, those who work on the frontlines…
August 27, 2018
Meet the talented people who will help us push Chalkbeat into the future
As the new school year kicks off, we’re both looking forward and looking back. This has been a significant year for us. We covered…
February 19, 2018
Indiana education is evolving. Here’s how Chalkbeat is growing to keep you informed.
How we're striving to provide strong, independent, in-depth coverage of efforts to improve public education for all kids, especially those from low-income families.
January 25, 2018
How to keep Chalkbeat in your Facebook feed and other ways to stay informed about your schools
Facebook’s algorithm is devaluing updates from news organizations like Chalkbeat, prioritizing status updates and links from family and friends instead. .
It's a Party
March 15, 2017
Five different perspectives on Detroit schools — none of which you will hear on the news
Teacher Brittany Rogers tells the story of resisting pressure from her family to leave the Detroit Public Schools for a job in the suburbs — until she experiences her lowest moment.
Raise your voice
February 14, 2017
Passionate about education? Want to help improve our journalism? Join Chalkbeat’s Reader Advisory Board
As we grow, we want to ensure that our reporting always represents the perspective of you, our dedicated readers. Will you help us as we continue this work?
January 23, 2017
Two decades ago I opted out of public schools in Detroit for my family. Now I’m choosing to focus on them
There have been many changes in Detroit schools since I chose a school for my son in 1994, but the problem of being a parent here is essentially the same.
December 6, 2016
Now more than ever, it’s vital to support strong, local, independent journalism
In an age of fake news and claims by some that the truth doesn’t matter — that it doesn’t even exist anymore — what can we do to stand up for the truth?
December 1, 2016
Stacy-Marie Ishmael joins Chalkbeat’s Board of Directors
Chalkbeat is thrilled to announce the expansion of its Board of Directors with the appointment of Stacy-Marie Ishmael, a leader in digital media and the future of journalism.
Measuring impact 101
September 28, 2016
Announcing the open source release of MORI, from Chalkbeat
Today we’re excited to announce the open source release of the first product in the MORI Platform: The MORI Impact Tracker, a WordPress plugin you can download, install, and start using right now.
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