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Ira Stoll


Ira Stoll is the managing editor of Education Next.

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The Government Is Paying Public School Parents Billions of Dollars to Keep Their Children Home

Family would lose $409 a month in Pandemic-EBT benefits by moving 3 children to in-person from remote
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Red Sox, Celtics Back “Zip Code Quota” Plan for Boston Exam Schools

Federal judge hears challenge from parents calling it “blatantly unconstitutional” racial engineering
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are greeted by a military honor guard as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Trump Education Reform Legacy: Too Little, Too Late

President discovered education reform in closing stretch of re-election campaign
Dr. Jill Biden

Day After Inauguration, Biden Welcomes Teachers Union Leaders to White House

“I know how hard it is. I am teaching hybrid this semester myself,” says first lady Dr. Jill Biden
A student applies hand sanitizer at the entrance of a school

How Boston-Area Catholic Schools Opened for In-Person Learning Amid the Pandemic

“Forming the souls of children requires us to be physically present with them,” says superintendent, as “public school refugees” add to enrollments
Students joined parents at a rally to push Boston to re-open physical school buildings.

Boston Parents Rally for In-Person School Reopening

“This is a social justice issue,” one father says
Building covered in red tape

Growth in Administrative Staff, Assistant Principals Far Outpaces Teacher Hiring

Labor Department counts 271,020 K-12 “education administrators,” with an average wage of more than $100,000 a year

From a Half-Century-Old Novel, Wisdom about Teaching and Education Reform, with 2020 Political Implications

“Who was I to think I could change the face of American education?” asks the fictional Frank Prescott.
Senator Tim Scott speaking at a podium

At National Convention, Republicans Push School Choice

“When a parent has a choice, their kid has a better chance,” Senator Tim Scott Says
Photo of SEC chairman Jay Clayton

SEC Announces $40 million Settlement in Florida Teacher Pension Case

“Fraud or deceit” in a case involving a money manager’s payments to a for-profit company owned by teachers unions

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