A new book highlights the abundance of human beings, young and old, who could benefit from one another’s energy, wisdom, and experience.
When charter schools serving mostly minority students outperform nearby district schools that also serve mostly minority students, what does this tell us about charter schools and segregation?
While policymakers might be taking a break from education policy, we cannot afford to take a break from educational improvement.
Many predicted that the restrictions Act 10 placed on collective bargaining would devastate the teacher workforce in Wisconsin, but the more drastic predictions have not transpired.
The nation’s largest private school choice program is effective, popular, and money-saving. And yet, it could be on the chopping block.
In a provocative new essay, David Labaree argues that American K–12 education has largely replaced its commitment to advancing the public good with a more selfish focus on securing private gains of various kinds.
ResearchED conferences aim at raising the research literacy of teachers and creating a community of educators dedicated to evidence-based practice.
As many as 8 million U.S. public school students struggle academically simply because they miss too much school, but many parents are clueless about how many days their children have missed
Teachers, like every American citizen, are free to express their political views in a variety of public forums like Twitter and Facebook. But a series of court decisions have made it clear that a very different standard applies inside publicly funded K–12 classrooms, where teachers have far less freedom to speak their minds.
There’s little to suggest that education will drive voter decisions — especially in a polarized election cycle dominated by anti-Trump sentiment, a humming economy, and the Kavanaugh aftermath.
Evidence from an experimental study
In Ohio, schools with poor performance for subgroups but high grades overall are quite rare.
There’s a win-win solution to teacher compensation. But it requires a willingness to rethink how teachers are paid and how school dollars are spent.
When parents enter postsecondary education, they meet a system that isn’t designed with them in mind.
P-TECH is a grades 9-to-14 school model that seeks to integrate high school with community college and workplace learning.
New research by David Deming and Kadeem Noray finds that students who major in STEM fields initially experience elevated salaries and rates of employment, but the skills their occupations require change so rapidly that their training quickly becomes obsolete.
Forty percent of parents surveyed said they didn’t look at publicly available report cards on their children’s school or school district in the past year because they didn’t know the report cards existed.
There is a science of reading and we owe it to all future elementary school teachers that it be taught and embraced so that it might improve outcomes for children.
One year in a Massachusetts charter school adds 40 days of additional learning in math and 28 days in reading compared to the schools from which students came.
Too often, districts get heralded as islands of possibility, superintendents are honored as paragons of leadership, and hard questions wind up going unasked.
A conversation about how media coverage of education has changed, what education journalists do especially well, and where the coverage needs improvement.
WeWork and 2U are not recreating the sprawling campus environment of college, but they are offering an in-person environment in an experiment that could dramatically bolster engagement
“Teacher professionalism” can mean profoundly different things to different people. Fordham’s Robert Pondiscio argues that the key to professionalizing teaching is to ask, “What do the kids do all day?”
The National Art Education Association and the Association of Art Museum Directors just released a new study examining the effects of student field trips to art museums.