Private Schools

The flight of well-off families to private schools is just one more way COVID-19 has widened inequalities in the education system.
"I would hope his dedication to the school outweighs his dedication to politics,” said one teacher at a school founded by Fred Smith.
A HuffPost investigation has found schools in voucher programs that list “counseling” as discipline for LGBTQ students. The counseling, a form of conversion therapy, can be seriously harmful.
But the private school the Treasury secretary's children attend is also collecting a public handout as part of the Trump administration's stimulus package.
A HuffPost investigation has uncovered more disturbing allegations out of a New York City private school. Now, the New York City Department of Education says it’s investigating.
The 10-person team at Hathaway Brown, a private school near Cleveland, launched last school year.
Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson forced Cathedral High School to fire a gay, married teacher last month.
The emails obtained by The Daily Beast relate to a legal battle between the bestselling author and a former headmaster at a prep school Sparks co-founded.
A HuffPost investigation has revealed claims of abuse at a school run by a notorious anti-gay pastor in New York.
Pastor James Manning runs a school inside Atlah World Missionary Church. Former students say he psychologically abuses kids, teaches them to hate gay people, and convinces parents to abandon their children.
Critics say the bill would divert resources from public schools. Betsy DeVos says that's "fake news."
Republican lawmakers are seeking to create charter schools, a move many teachers see as retaliation for their previous walkout.
These Mississippi schools also receive new public funding through state vouchers for private education.
A new voucher program aims to help bullying victims switch to private schools, as long as they don’t sport “unnatural” hairstyles.
A new program in Florida is supposed to help victims of bullying switch to private schools. But many of these private schools don't accept LGBTQ kids, and use historically inaccurate, bigoted curricula.
The current debate over school funding must move beyond teacher salaries and whether the books in public schools are tattered.
Democratic Rep. Katherine Clark demanded a 'yes' or 'no' answer from the education secretary.
Radical self-interest and self-preservation is the rotten, racist core of ideology of "school choice."
Tuition costs nearly double my parents’ yearly salaries combined.
The home where police found that 13 children and young adults had been held in horrific conditions was listed as a private school.