The San Francisco school- board recall effort was led by parents Siva Raj (left) and Autumn Looijen.

School Board Shakeup in San Francisco

Arrogance, incompetence, and woke rhetoric trigger successful recall effort
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“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

Student achievement levels in the Nation’s Report Card: a brief history of “basic,” “proficient,” and “advanced”
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End the Birthday Bias

Age allowances in high-stakes tests are a proven boost for fairness

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The San Francisco school- board recall effort was led by parents Siva Raj (left) and Autumn Looijen.

School Board Shakeup in San Francisco

Arrogance, incompetence, and woke rhetoric trigger successful recall effort
Illustration

“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

Student achievement levels in the Nation’s Report Card: a brief history of “basic,” “proficient,” and “advanced”
Illustration

End the Birthday Bias

Age allowances in high-stakes tests are a proven boost for fairness
Illustration

Locally Elected School Boards Are Failing

Pandemic stress-tested school governance, revealing many flaws
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona watches as President Joe Biden speaks to students in a classroom during a visit to Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School in Philadelphia, Friday, March 11, 2022.

New Biden Rules Would Slow Charter Growth

Parents, governors register objections to proposed changes

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Lucy Calkins Adjusts, and the Press Takes Notice

New York Times scrutinizes Columbia Teachers College reading and writing guru
People march against student debt around the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. on April 4, 2022. Members of the Debt Collective, which describes itself as a borrowers' union, called for President Joe Biden to abolish all student loan debt by executive order.

FAQ: Student Loan Cancellation Edition

Student debt isn’t a “poor people” issue.

Coach’s Prayer Receives Jesuitical Analysis by Supreme Court

A “center of attention” test, coercion test, and endorsement test are discussed as standards for religious speech by school employees
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Families May Like Their School But Want More Options. That’s Where Course Choice Comes In

Course choice permits students to take courses in addition to those offered by their local school district.

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