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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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The Education Exchange: “Release Time” Pay for Union Leaders Is Challenged in New Jersey Lawsuit

"The Jersey City School Board is essentially writing a blank check to the union," says lawyer for two taxpayers who object
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In the News: Supreme Court May Hear Case about Off-Campus Student Speech

Pennsylvania high school made a "snap judgment" about cheerleader's social-media activity

The Education Exchange: The Future of Results-Based Accountability in Education

"If we hadn't had the accountability regime and the choices that have come along with it, I believe we would have had even less improvement," says Chester E. Finn Jr.
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The Education Exchange: Reopening in the Shadow of Covid-19

Study shows disadvantaged students more likely to attend schools that provide only remote instruction.

EdNext Podcast: How Remote Learning Changes Snow-Day Decisionmaking

"Think about snow hours or snow afternoons or snow breaks...Call this 'sleducation.'"
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The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2020

Race and the pandemic dominate the discussion
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The Top 10 Education Next Blog Posts of 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic and the post-George Floyd racial reckoning attract strong reader interest

The Education Exchange: Toward Equitable School Choice

U.S. education needs more flexibility and adaptability, less rigidity, a new Hoover Education Success Initiative report finds.
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EdNext Podcast: Parents Use Litigation as a Lever to Open Schools

Kentucky's governor shuts a Christian school while leaving strip clubs, college basketball open

The Education Exchange: How Online Learning Is Unleashing Innovation

"The longest that adults and young people want to hear one person talk is about 10 or 11 minutes."

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