Eric A. Hanushek
States that boost student achievement could reap large economic gains
Updating Coleman on the influence of families and schools
It’s not just about kids in poor neighborhoods
The world of education is moving steadily toward reliance on evidence, even with the possibility for misinterpretation.
Measuring the impact of effective principals
Eric Hanushek discusses his new study, School Leaders Matter, with Paul Peterson.
International and state trends in student achievement
More bias than evidence behind NRC panel’s conclusions
The latest on each state’s international standing
How much is a good teacher worth?
Podcast: Rick Hanushek talks with Ed Next’s Paul Peterson about his new study estimating the economic impact of teachers who produce higher than average gains in student learning.
Which countries—and states—are producing high-achieving students?
A lofty goal, but how to do it?
Review of William Ouchi’s The Secret of TSL
Is court involvement in school spending essential to reform, or can we use education funding to drive reforms that promise better outcomes for students?
Video: Eric Hanushek talks with Education Next about the recent Supreme Court decision on school spending in Arizona, and considers the ruling’s impact on state school finance litigation.
Video: Hoover Institution senior fellows and members of Hoovers Task Force on K12 Education Terry Moe and Eric Hanushek discuss Hanushek’s new book Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses.
It’s not just going to school, but learning something while there that matters
Selling adequacy, making millions
What Do Test Scores in Texas Tell Us? by Stephen P. Klein et al.
Improving Student Achievement: What NAEP State Test Scores Tell Us by David W. Grissmer et al.
The United States became the world’s economic superpower over the course of the 20th century. But can today’s education system be counted on to fertilize growth in the future?
Increased economic growth, fueled by improvements in student performance, might have funded the nation’s entire K–12 education budget by now
Accountability works after all
A path-breaking study of teachers in Texas reveals that working conditions matter more than salary