Published Articles & Media
Why Are Fewer People Becoming Teachers?
Getting the answers right can help shape a response
Maintenance of Equity: A New Provision with Big Implications for District Budgeting
An expansive interpretation could have unintended consequences
New Federal Money is Coming to Schools. There Are Other Options for Spending it Than Hiring Lots More Staff.
Try tutoring, time, technology, or other new ideas instead.
With Federal Relief Dollars on the Way, Districts Face Big Decisions
Reduce class sizes, lengthen the school year, provide tutoring—or let principals decide?
How to Fix Teacher Pensions
It is possible to re-design defined benefit pension plans so that they offer adequate retirement benefits to more teachers.
Pension Fix Depends On Accurate Counting
How should we measure teacher longevity?
Teacher Salaries, Benefits, and Incentives All Leading to Strike Talk in Denver
Debate is focused on a pay-for-performance program but benefit costs loom in the background.
Why Los Angeles Teachers May Strike
From 2001 to 2016, the Los Angeles Unified School District increased overall spending by 55.5 percent, but employee benefit costs soared 138 percent.
What Happened to Wisconsin’s Teacher Workforce After Act 10? Not Much
Many predicted that the restrictions Act 10 placed on collective bargaining would devastate the teacher workforce in Wisconsin, but the more drastic predictions have not transpired.
Governance and Leadership
Health Care for Life
Will teachers' post-retirement benefits break the bank?