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Rebecca Klein


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Rebecca:

These parents are angry at schools. But it has nothing to do with critical race theory.

The National Parents Union says it cares about school closures, not critical race theory. Is it designed to oppose teachers unions? → Read More

Why Teachers Haven’t Joined ‘The Great Resignation’

This article is a collaboration between FiveThirtyEight and The Fuller Project, a nonprofit newsroom reporting on issues that affect women. Sarah Caswell is str… → Read More

Their Parents Are Anti-Vaxxers. These Teens Are Getting The Covid Shot Anyway.

Teens whose anti-vaxxer parents won't let them get the COVID-19 vaccine are finding ways to get it without parental consent. → Read More

Miguel Cardona Confirmed As U.S. Education Secretary

The Connecticut native will be charged with helping tackle a range of challenges schools face amid COVID-19. → Read More

As Schools Face Upheaval, Biden Administration Says Standardized Testing Must Continue

The decision was made without Miguel Cardona, President Biden's nominee to run the Education Department. → Read More

Most Teachers Say They're Comfortable Going Back To School, But Only With Strict Safety Measures

A new poll from the American Federation of Teachers finds that teachers support school reopenings, but only if certain conditions are met, including vaccine prioritization. → Read More

Education Secretary Pick Miguel Cardona Wants To 'Safely' Reopen Schools

In testimony during his confirmation hearing, Cardona, who most recently served as Connecticut's education commissioner, received bipartisan praise. → Read More

Joe Biden's Stimulus Plan Emphasizes School Reopenings

The president-elect has said he would like to see most K-8 schools open within 100 days of his taking office. → Read More

These Textbooks In Thousands Of K-12 Schools Echo Trump’s Talking Points

Their religion-centered, anti-Democrat, anti-science, anti-multicultural message mirrors the Christian nationalism seen at the U.S. Capitol riot. → Read More

Teachers Grapple With Discussing Capitol Riot With Kids During Already Unstable Year

One teacher compared Wednesday's events, which many watched unfold live during the school day, to 9/11 and Columbine. → Read More

Joe Biden To Nominate Miguel Cardona For Education Secretary

Cardona currently serves as commissioner of education in Connecticut. → Read More

They Didn't Turn In Their Work For Remote School. Their Parents Were Threatened With Court And Fines.

After their kids experienced tech glitches or turned off cameras during online learning, these families were accused of truancy and received legal threats. → Read More

Education Department Starts Addressing Discrimination Cases Related To COVID-19

For months, the agency had failed to process complaints of discrimination against students during the pandemic. Now it appears to be taking some steps fo... → Read More

Goodbye, Betsy: Speculation Increases Over The Next Education Secretary

The appointee would take over during a time of unprecedented upheaval in schools. → Read More

School Bank Accounts Are Dwindling, As The Third Wave Of COVID-19 Takes Hold

The need for more educational resources is mounting, but without federal aid, money is scarce. → Read More

Videos From Right-Wing Site That Preaches 'The Left Ruins Everything' Assigned In Ohio School

PragerU videos were recently assigned in an Ohio classroom. Turns out, the right-wing site is looking to further its influence in K-12 settings. → Read More

Education Dept Puts Anti-LGBTQ Activist At Head Of Diversity And Inclusion Council

Some employees said the pick is disheartening and ironic. → Read More

They Work Full Time. They Attend School. They're Only Teenagers.

They’re living through a massive economic crisis, and their schools are facing total upheaval. Some teenagers are suddenly tasked with becoming their family’s breadwinners. → Read More

Survey: Most Americans Would Support Teachers Going On Strike For School Safety

Around the country, pockets of teachers have been protesting what they see as unsafe working conditions. → Read More

Affluent Parents Are Pulling Their Kids Out Of Public Schools

The flight of well-off families to private schools is just one more way COVID-19 has widened inequalities in the education system. → Read More