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In the stormy seas of school reform, this journal will steer a steady course, presenting the facts as best they can be determined, giving voice (without fear or favor) to worthy research, sound ideas, and responsible arguments. Bold change is needed in American K–12 education, but Education Next partakes of no program, campaign, or ideology. It goes where the evidence points.

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“When Choice Really Works, It Lifts Up Everyone”

State Rep. Robert Behning on Indiana’s voucher program
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The Education Exchange: Abolish School Districts, a New Book Proposes

"Every time we have increased funding for education a huge part of the money is absorbed away by the bureaucracy and doesn't reach the classroom," says Clint Bolick, co-author of Unshackled: Freeing America’s K–12 Education System.
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The Education Exchange: How the Education Secretary in Arkansas Kept Schools Open all Year for In-Person Learning

And how districts will spend "more money than we can even imagine" from federal aid, soaring property-tax revenues.
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The Education Exchange: The Year of School Choice

Florida, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri and more expand options for families
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The Education Exchange: How School Closures Translated Into Learning Losses

Countries with a high focus on education and a well-functioning education system before the pandemic were somehow able to get kids back to school much faster.
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The Education Exchange: More Private School Competition Boosts Public School Student Test Scores, a New Study Finds

"If anything, the public schools seem to be benefiting a bit," Northwestern University's David Figlio finds in research on Florida as tax-credit scholarship scaled up.
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The Education Exchange: “Dismantling Racism in Mathematics Instruction”

In California, "hypersensitivity about race," an "egalitarian frenzy" and one-party rule converge on the K-12 math curriculum.

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