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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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Special Needs

Can special ed be held accountable too?

Siegfried and the Urban Education Dragon

Illustration by Chris Gall. Few urban school superintendents remain in place for long nowadays. According...

The GED; value-added testing; and California accountability

The GED; value-added testing; and California accountability

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...

More Than Just Pay

Are teachers paid too little? This has been more of an assumption than a...

Book Alert

Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should,...

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...

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