Contrary to conventional wisdom, Catholic schools do not dominate choice programs, but rather, enroll students in line with their share of the overall private school market.
Greg Richmond of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers urges authorizers to resist the temptations of red tape and regulation.
But rising expectations for performance fail to translate into learning gains
New analysis finds program rankings based on graduates’ value-added scores are largely random
Field trips can get pushed aside when schools decide to focus on math and reading skills in order to boost standardized test scores. Is anything lost as a result? In this 60-second video, Rick Hess takes a look at rigorous research by Jay Greene and colleagues on the benefits of culturally enriching field trips.
Chester E. Finn, Jr. joins EdNext Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush. who declared on the campaign trail that he wanted to be “the education president.”