Emily Richmond

Emily Richmond is the public editor for the National Education Writers Association. She was previously the education reporter for the Las Vegas Sun.

The End of Paper-and-Pencil Exams?

In a recent pilot program, kids as young as nine were asked to respond to online prompts and type out essays on a computer. 

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.