Classroom Views from Across America

For all of the policy talk about education that happens in communities across America, it's actual learning—the imparting of essential knowledge to young people to make them citizens—that takes place in real schools like the ones in your neighborhood. Now The Takeaway is getting a close-up look at classrooms around the United States. Here we examine the work of education reporters who are embedding themselves inside schools around the country. These reporters are seeing, hearing and experiencing what students themselves encounter at school each day.

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Classroom Views: Common Core Comes to Tampa

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

All this week, The Takeaway is getting a close-up look at classrooms around the U.S. Today, we head to Monroe Middle School in Tampa, FL. Like many schools around the country, Monroe ...

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Classroom Views: Learning Gets Loud in Portland

Thursday, March 20, 2014

This week, we're taking a close-up look to see how learning actually happens in real schools across the nation. Today we go to Earl Boyles Elementary School in Portland Oregon—a schoo...

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Classroom Views: Fighting Absenteeism in New York

Friday, March 21, 2014

At West Brooklyn Community High School in New York City, the focus is on getting chronically truant students back on track by surrounding them with adults who care about their success...

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