Published Articles & Media
New York City’s Small-Schools Revolution
Breaking up large high schools improved graduation rates
A conversation with Brett Peiser
Governance and Leadership
Will Mayor de Blasio Turn Back the School Reform Clock?
New York City’s charters and small high schools at risk
Education Activist Pursues an Ambitious Agenda
A conversation with Laura Bush
Newark’s Superintendent Rolls Up Her Sleeves and Gets to Work
A conversation with Cami Anderson
Advice for Education Reformers: Be Bold!
A conversation with Jeb Bush
Taking on New Jersey
A conversation with Chris Cerf
The Bold & the Beautiful: The Mind Trust Plan for Indianapolis
By combining mayoral authority and parental choice, the Mind Trust proposal would create a marriage made in heaven.
“Hedge-Fund Guy” Emails Support to School Reformers
A conversation with Whitney Tilson
Steve Brill’s Diane Ravitch Moment
It’s hard to tell whether Joe Nocera’s op-ed essay in the New York Times last week, “Teaching With The Enemy,” is wonderfully nuanced or just silly. That’s surely what some education observers might wonder about the notion that Randi Weingarten, former head of New York City’s teacher union and current head of the American Federation of Teachers, should be chancellor of New York City schools.