The pattern isn’t perfect. But over the past twenty years, the two lines appear to be moving generally in the same direction.
National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” program recently reported on how Florida’s “mandatory retention” program, requiring that third graders who can’t read repeat the grade, has spread to a total of 19 states.
The New York Times science section has a cover article reporting about how school districts are dealing with complaints about the supposed health risks of wireless networks.
Maybe if these colleges weren’t paying $1,689,651 to the Bidens, they could lower tuition, or would require less taxpayer support, or students wouldn’t have to go so deeply into debt to graduate.
Robots may work well sometimes. Here’s what we know about why, when, and for whom.
Untangling the Effects of Title IX on Women’s Soccer
A new history is a reminder of Ray Budde’s remarkable achievement
Let’s celebrate the fact that our country has made real progress in the War on Poverty.
Mashea Ashton is the founder and CEO of Digital Pioneers Academy, a computer science-focused charter school that launched last fall in Washington, D.C.
Fourth and eighth graders made progress across the entirety of the academic curriculum from the late 1990s until the Great Recession—especially our lowest performing students and students of color.
A lot of our fevered education debates are fueled by assumptions which can be off-base, or flat wrong.
There are at least six sessions with titles that mention Alexa at the International Society for Technology in Education’s annual conference.
Kristyn Klei Borrero offers some concrete advice based on what she learned as a school and school system leader.
American Legion Cross Case May Make It Harder To Sue Schools Over Religion
Betsy DeVos and Other Naysayers Are Wrong: Student Outcomes in the U.S. Have Improved Significantly in Recent Decades
A fair assessment of the past twenty-five years, and especially the years before the Great Recession, is that something improved outcomes for students, particularly the most vulnerable students.
School choice leaves many small town denizens and suburbanites cold. So here’s an idea for what rural school reform should look like.
We can’t rule out “dumbing down” as one explanation for rising high school graduation rates, and there’s now provocative evidence that it’s also contributing to rising college graduation rates.
Teachers spend more than a third of their instructional time on tasks other than instruction. And that’s before we add in paperwork done outside the classroom.
A new study looks at differences in exposure and impact associated with assignment to same race/ethnicity teachers between the traditional public school and public charter sectors.
LEAP Innovations runs an 18-month program training educators in 140 Chicago schools how to implement personalized learning.
Black and Hispanic students currently represent 70 percent of New York City’s school system, but make up just 10 percent of the enrollment in the specialized high schools.
The fact that African Americans favor charter schools has less to do with charter schools themselves and more to do with our right of self-determination where the education of our children is concerned.