Julia Donheiser, Chalkbeat

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Past articles by Julia:

Syzygies and sun funnels: How 5 teachers along the path of totality are taking on the Great American Eclipse

From escape rooms to sun funnels, here’s how some of the nation’s science teachers are handling the plunge into darkness. → Read More

5 key anti-racism resources for teachers, courtesy of #CharlottesvilleCurriculum

Looking for help addressing Charlottesville in class? Dozens of other educators have your back. → Read More

Chalkbeat explains: When can private schools discriminate against students?

Here’s your guide to understanding when, why and how private schools can say no to some students. → Read More

Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies

One in 10 of Indiana’s voucher schools publicly shares a policy suggesting or declaring that LGBT students are not welcome. → Read More

Explore: Indiana private schools’ policies on LGBT students

How do schools in Indiana’s voucher program deal with LGBT students? Search for a school, city, or county to see […] → Read More

‘We are extremely discouraged’: Reports of a federal fight on affirmative action already stoking anxiety

Organizations aimed at helping more black, Hispanic, and poor students get to college are already worried about reports that the […] → Read More

‘We are extremely discouraged’: Reports of a federal fight on affirmative action already stoking anxiety

Organizations aimed at helping more black, Hispanic, and poor students get to college are already worried about reports that the […] → Read More

An unexpected effect of the Common Core: facilitating Jared Kushner’s political awakening

Kushner said hearing criticism of the Common Core on the campaign trail made him “explore my positions.” → Read More

‘Underperformer,’ ‘bully,’ and a ‘mermaid with legs’: NYMag story slams Betsy DeVos

A new article detailing Betsy DeVos’s first months as U.S. ed secretary concludes that she’s “a mermaid without legs: clumsy, […] → Read More

What’s ALEC? Ahead of Betsy DeVos’s speech, here’s which states earn the group’s education policy praise

Only Florida, Arizona and Indiana received a B+ on ALEC’s 2016 Report Card on American Education. → Read More

Trump administration says DACA protections will stay for now — a temporary win for undocumented educators, students

The ultimate fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, is unclear. → Read More