Emily Richmond

Emily Richmond is the public editor for the National Education Writers Association. She was the education reporter for the Las Vegas Sun from 2002 to 2010, and in 2011 she was Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. She blogs at www.educatedreporter.com.

The Forgotten School in Brown v. Board of Education

Seventy-five percent of the plaintiffs in the case were actually from Virginia's Moton High School, which remained in poor condition and was shuttered for several years after the ruling.

Building an Effective School Board

A new report finds school board members with a background in public education are not better informed than their colleagues.

State Spending on Preschool Hits 10-Year Low

It looks like the Obama Administration's new early education plan -- which would be funded by a hike in the cigarette tax -- is even more sorely needed than advocates thought.