Sarah Garland

Sarah Garland is a staff writer at The Hechinger Report, an education-news outlet at the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media at Columbia University's Teachers College.

Teacher evaluations are becoming big business for private companies Read more

Civil Rights in America

Education reformers aren't tackling the root problems that lead to bad schools. Read more

Education in America

When charter schools hold students back, is it helping them succeed in the long term -- or does it just improve short-term test results? Read more


Segregation, not immigration, is to blame for the growth of Hispanic gangs. Read more