Not Just What But Who You Know Matters

An Excerpt from Julia Freeland Fisher’s book “Who You Know”

Where Title IX Went Wrong

A review of “The Transformation of Title IX” by R. Shep Melnick

EdStat: The Average Increase in the African American Concentration Experienced by an African American Transfer Student was 3.8 Percent

Charters don’t seem to be solving the problem of school segregation and, in some cases, are making it a little worse.

Closing the Achievement Gap on Chicago’s South Side

A review of The Ambitious Elementary School: Its Conception, Design, and Implications for Educational Equality by Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick, Stephen W. Raudenbush, and Lisa Rosen

Parenting in the iPhone Age

A review of The Art of Screen Time by Anya Kamenetz and Be the Parent, Please by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Education Myth-Busting in the Age of Fake News

A review of “You Can’t Fire the Bad Ones!” by William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers

The Main Purpose of Schooling

A review of “The Case against Education,” by Bryan Caplan

A Contemplative Approach to Education Policy

A review of Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making by Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

The Politics of Choice When the Public School was Born

A review of Public vs. Private by Robert N. Gross

Educating Independent Children in a Technologically Dependent World

An excerpt from Be the Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning SnapChat

A Place of Hope in the Segregated South

An excerpt from Eric L. Motley’s memoir Madison Park: A Place of Hope

A Gloomy Perspective on High-Stakes Testing

A review of “The Testing Charade” by Daniel Koretz

A Pragmatic Approach to Systems Reform

A review of Reinventing America’s Schools by David Osborne

Uncommon Sense for Education Reformers

A review of Commitment and Common Sense by David P. Driscoll

Success Story

A review of “The Education of Eva Moskowitz: A Memoir”

A Rosy Vision for the Public Schools

A review of “Addicted to Reform” by John Merrow

CUNY’s New Approach to Transferring College Credit

An excerpt from Pathways to Reform: Credits and Conflict at the City University of New York

Paying More for Less

A review of “Lower Ed” by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Changing Our Teens One Family at a Time

A review of “The Vanishing American Adult” by Ben Sasse

Is the Internet Changing Kids’ Brains?

An excerpt from The Reading Mind: A Cognitive Approach to Understanding How the Mind Reads

The Rich Get Richer

A review of “Dream Hoarders” by Richard V. Reeves

Learning from the Science of Learning

A review of “Learn Better,” by Ulrich Boser

Reading and Wronging

A review of “Language at the Speed of Sight” by Mark Seidenberg

School Desegregation in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s

An excerpt from the memoir This African-American Life

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