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Cognitive Gadgets Theory Might Change Your Mind—Literally

A book by Cecilia Heyes gives teacher-educators something to think about

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

Innovation zones—with autonomy, accountability, independent boards, and extra funding—can bring improvement.
Book cover of "Sludge" by Cass R. Sunstein

In “Sludge,” Sunstein Shines a Light in the Bureaucratic Darkness

Can "Sludge Audits" or a Presidential Order Ease the Paperwork Burden that Is Hurting American Schools?

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Cognitive Gadgets Theory Might Change Your Mind—Literally

A book by Cecilia Heyes gives teacher-educators something to think about

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

Innovation zones—with autonomy, accountability, independent boards, and extra funding—can bring improvement.
Painting of Sarah Josepha Hale

How a Lady Editor Turned Teaching into a Majority-Female Profession

Not only did women make better teachers than men, but they cost less, argued Sarah Josepha Hale

The Politics of Closing Schools

Teachers unions and the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe

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A 12-year-old boy gets vaccinated in Florida.

New Polling Shows the K-12 Covid Fights Aren’t Going Anywhere

Teachers, administrators, and school boards will be squeezed between two angry, distrustful camps
Exterior of Madison West High School

No, the Evidence Does Not Support Racial ‘Affinity Spaces’ in Schools

Supporters routinely assert that there’s evidence to justify this practice, despite a startling lack of research actually supporting it.

School Choice Is Issue in California Recall

“I favor school choice, he doesn’t,” Larry Elder says of Governor Newsom
Children wait for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to arrive at a bill signing ceremony at St. John the Apostle School, Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Hialeah, Fla.

How Big Was the Year of Educational Choice?

Estimating the number of newly eligible students

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