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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 GED; value-added testing; and California accountability

The GED; value-added testing; and California accountability

Paper tiger unions; Bronze Age of education; and nimble charters

Paper tiger unions; Bronze Age of education; and nimble charters

Ticket to Nowhere

In the wake of A Nation at Risk, educators pledged to focus anew on student achievement. Two decades later, little progress has been made

The More You Have…

Fiscal troubles plague the public schools

Vouchers in the courts; disabilities and the SAT; teacher pay

Vouchers in the courts James E. Ryan provides a balanced and comprehensive description of the...

Who Should Lead?

Finding principals and superintendents who will transform America’s schools

The Power to Perform

Attracting nontraditional leaders to education will require increasing their authority and compensation, conditioned on getting results

Let’s Not Play Favorites

Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court declared the city of Cleveland's school voucher program...

Amrein and Berliner defend their study; so does the AFT

One would think that economist Michael Podgursky ("Fringe Benefits," Check the Facts, Summer 2003) would analyze teachers' salaries through the lens of supply and demand.

Are Teachers Underpaid?

It is often said that the nation does not properly value teaching. Is this...

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