In Chicago, the metric Freshman OnTrack is more predictive of high school graduation than 8th grade test scores, neighborhood, race, or family income.
By taking on charter schools Bernie Sanders may be alienating black voters.
The rise reflects parents trying to give their children an edge.
In the days since the announcement, lots of questions have been raised about how the gift will work and who most deserves assistance.
A body of rigorous research finds that segregation has been relatively flat, or even declined, over the past few decades.
The former Dow Jones CEO and the “Broken Windows” author both were memorable teachers at Harvard Kennedy School.
An unbundled higher education system could focus on helping learners earn and learn, as opposed to the existing pattern of learn and then later, maybe, earn.
In the News: New Democratic Divide on Charter Schools Emerges, as Support Plummets Among White Democrats
The divide may factor into the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination and into debates about education reform.
Sarah Turner is president of North Bennet Street School, a 138-year-old trade school serving 150 students each year in Boston.
How different approaches to loan forgiveness, including plans put forward by members of Congress and presidential hopefuls, would distribute benefits to Americans of different income levels and races and ethnicities.
“There was a high school student, a young woman, here after the event who was crying on my shoulder–crying big tears– because she has had to go through those drills and she is afraid,” Senator Kamala Harris said.
“Twelve years of education is not enough anymore,” Biden said during a midday event on May 13 in Hampton, N.H. He cited his wife, a professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College, as saying, “any country that out-educates us will out compete us.”
Four interesting takeaways from “Measuring Innovation in Education 2019.”
An earlier voucher program in Florida kicked off a massive legal battle.
A titanic legal battle raged for nearly seven years over an earlier school voucher program in Florida
It is possible to re-design defined benefit pension plans so that they offer adequate retirement benefits to more teachers.
Waterford.org provides a publicly funded, home-based kindergarten readiness program to 15,000 children in Utah annually.
A private school chain connected to the high-flying charter network is sold to Chinese investors.
A U.S. senator from Colorado, Michael Bennet, announced today that he is running for president.
The crusade against school suspensions is now warring against schools that successfully educate thousands of poor and minority kids.
With its tiny budget, the Institute for Education Sciences cannot come close to addressing the ignorance gaps in this key realm of our national life.
What are the gears that can turn strategic plans into powerful engines of student learning?
Recent Louisiana Scholarship Program test scores look pretty grim. But there are three important caveats to keep in mind.