Sarah Carr
Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr is editor of the Teacher Project at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and the author of Hope Against Hope, about New Orleans schools after Katrina.

Education
Nov. 30 2017 10:00 AMHow Young Is Too Young to Go to School?In France, school can start at age 2. Is that too young?
Schooled
May 24 2017 11:43 AMOnline Education Doesn’t Have to Be IsolatingThis pioneering high school in the Bronx is proving it.
Schooled
March 8 2017 5:50 AM“That Place Was Like a Prison”Camelot Education takes the students public schools have given up on. But the for-profit company’s approach to discipline has led to allegations of aggression and abuse.
Tomorrow’s Test
June 10 2016 5:51 AMWill They Stay or Will They Go?Suburban districts are getting browner. Will the white families stay?
Tomorrow’s Test
June 5 2016 8:02 PMTomorrow’s TestFor the first time, there are more students of color than white students in our public schools. How we confront this change will determine the fate of this generation—and the country.
Schooled
Aug. 27 2015 11:18 AMI Covered New Orleans Public Schools After Katrina. Two Events Helped Me Truly Understand Them.
Schooled
April 16 2015 11:46 AMSlate Is Starting an Education Podcast Starring Teachers. Ask Them Questions!
Schooled
Jan. 5 2015 9:13 AMHow to Reinvent Bilingual Education for the Kids Who Need It Most
Moneybox
Sept. 22 2017 5:50 AMThe Tricky Path to Employment Is Trickier When You’re AutisticAutistic children grow up to be autistic adults. Our society doesn’t give them the support they need.
Schooled
March 29 2017 5:55 AMCamelot Under SiegeFollowing allegations of student abuse, several cities are questioning their relationships with Camelot Education, a for-profit manager of alternative schools.
Schooled
Jan. 23 2017 11:08 AMBetsy DeVos’ Big Education Idea Doesn’t WorkShe embraces an outmoded version of school choice without government interference—even though the movement she claims to champion has realized that model is bunk.
Tomorrow’s Test
June 7 2016 5:50 AMWhy Boston Desperately Needs More Hispanic TeachersIts population of Hispanic students is booming, but fixing that imbalance is only the first step toward a truly equitable school district.
Schooled
Oct. 2 2015 7:29 PMWhy Arne Duncan’s Replacement Is in for a Lot More Headaches  
Schooled
June 18 2015 10:54 AMNew Orleans Fired All of Its Teachers After Hurricane Katrina. Here’s What Happened Next.
Schooled
Jan. 21 2015 10:07 AMMove Over Bureaucrats. In Wisconsin, Teachers Are Setting Their Own Standards.
Schooled
Nov. 6 2014 10:37 AMPre-K Teachers No Longer Know How to Teach Pre-K