For three decades, there was a quiet assumption that education’s growing economic import was pushing education politics toward the pragmatic middle—it turns out that this dynamic was surprisingly fragile.
Supreme Court hears a mother’s challenge to Montana’s ban on tax-credit scholarships to religious schools
Rick talks with the CEO of TuitionFit, a venture that aggregates data on the actual price of college to help the public make more informed choices and influence the price of college the way they can in a normal marketplace.
Which teachers qualify for the “ministerial exception”?
A Rhodes scholar lawyer for the Montana public schools cites himself as definitive proof that they are “great.”
Hard-working teachers deserve a big raise and talented teachers are profoundly underpaid. But teachers ought not overplay their hand, or they’re likely to face a backlash of their own.
Gone from the Democratic primary, his education policy voice may yet return somehow.
For the 2020 Public Influence finale, we reveal the top 10 finishers for various academic disciplines, as well as the top junior faculty in the country.
Parents, students, education activists trail presidential candidates.
Optional weekend advanced math problems on a fifth-grade blackboard inspire appreciation, and an award, decades later.
Rick talks with Larry Rosenstock, education icon, the founder and CEO of High Tech High, and recent recipient of the WISE Prize for Education, about what he’s learned after a half century in education.
“Schools that teach young men to reason rigorously based on the analysis of classical legal texts in Hebrew or Aramaic do not thereby equip them to function in a modern economy.”
Is what’s online any good?
“I dream big and I fight hard for kids,” says Sarah Carpenter
Two more years of de Blasio is ‘plenty of time for a lot more mischief in education’
“His position is unwavering,” a former colleague writes.
It’s not hard to see the politics at play, but Booker deserves credit for calling out the Democratic party for being unresponsive to many constituents who support charter schooling.
The cover story presents findings from the 2019 Education Next Poll, revealing that support for raising teacher pay is higher now than at any point during the past decade.
An interview that stops at the “story” sets up employees for failure
‘Grand bargain’ would feature higher pay and increased accountability.
“Any country that out-educates us is going to out-compete us.”
“Too many politicians are afraid.” Not Mayor Bloomberg.