The Baby Bust Goes to School

Are falling birthrates a crisis or an opportunity?

New Studies Show Benefits of Arts-Focused Field Trips

Students taking part in multiple arts-focused field trips showed improved school engagement, higher test scores, and increased tolerance.

The Strikes Keep Coming

Will districts demand reform in exchange for needed raises?

Suing for Desegregation in Minnesota

Will the state’s courts redraw school-district lines?

Online Learning Goes Hollywood

Using video storytelling to motivate learning

Remembering an Education President

George H. W. Bush led by enabling, not mandating, state and local reform

Q&A: Eleanor Goetzinger

A veteran teacher reflects on the Oklahoma strike

Good Advice

Trump overturns Obama guidance on race in public schools

Looking Past the Wreckage of a Disgraceful Confirmation Process

By securing a conservative majority on the court for the foreseeable future, Kavanaugh’s confirmation can be expected to accelerate ongoing shifts to the right in constitutional doctrine.

From Cat Videos and Cooking Tips to the History of the Punic Wars

Educational content comes to YouTube

Judging Choice

Court victory for charter schools in Louisiana

Privatization in American Education: Rhetoric vs. Facts

Given the recent rhetoric of education reform’s critics, one might be forgiven for thinking that American private schools are at the peak of their influence.

Q&A: Rebecca Friedrichs

Reflections on the Janus v. AFSCME ruling, from the plaintiff in a similar case

Putting School Budgets in Teachers’ Hands

What if end-users in the classroom made purchasing decisions?

A Disappointing National Report Card

What explains the disappointing results?

Judgment Day for Union Agency Fees

High court hears oral argument in Janus v. AFSCME

Surveying the Charter School Landscape

From the Editor: Some highlights from the Spring 2018 issue of Education Next

Snap Judgment

Should schools act as community hall monitors?

Hey Alexa, Can You Help Kids Learn More?

The next technology that could disrupt the classroom

Partisanship and Higher Education: Where Republicans and Democrats Agree

In our most recent public-opinion survey, we find sharp differences between Democrats and Republicans about the value of a bachelor’s degree (as distinct from a two-year associate’s degree).

Q&A: Hanna Skandera

New Mexico’s former state chief talks ed reform

Big Data Transforms Education Research

Can machine learning unlock the keys to great teaching?

Narrow Opening for School Choice

But Blaine Amendments stand, for now

Personalized Learning 1.0

In 2002, years before the current fervor over personalized learning, the state of Florida embraced a primitive form of the concept with its test-based promotion policy.

Taking a Chance, Finding a New Path

An entrepreneur discovers his calling in education

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