Phyllis W. Jordan
An interview with John White, Louisiana’s state superintendent of schools
As many as 8 million U.S. public school students struggle academically simply because they miss too much school, but many parents are clueless about how many days their children have missed
The Philadelphia School District’s decision in 2012 to end suspensions for minor infractions provided fertile ground for research.
An interview with Dan Goldhaber about new research on the impact of disadvantaged kids being assigned less effective teachers.
The recent furor over District of Columbia high schools issuing dubious diplomas has prompted pundits to declare a decade’s worth of school reform in the nation’s capital a failure.
Medicaid insulates disadvantaged children from some of the adverse experiences that keep them from succeeding in school.
If you look at the accountability systems states are developing to meet federal requirements, you’ll see a growing number are using chronic absenteeism as a metric.
A chat with Martin West