Richard Whitmire

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Journalist, The 74

Arlington, Virginia

Richard Whitmire is the author of several education books; most recently, “On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope.” Whitmire is a member of the Journalism Advisory Board of The 74.

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Posted July 21, 2016

All Over the Cap: The Fight for the Future of Massachusetts’ Charter Schools

In early October technicians working the master controls at local TV stations across Massachusetts will unleash a torrent of education…

By Richard Whitmire

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

Q&A With Paige Kowalski: Getting Transparent About Student Data

Student data. Standardized testing. Accountability. These words set off a lot of big feelings among parents, educators and policymakers — especially fear and anger. Controversies…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

By B. Manker, Ed.D

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