Rebecca Holcombe, former secretary of education, will run as a Democrat amid a flap over a plan to consolidate school districts.
Alongside the focus on high-need students, we must not forget middle class students.
Indiana, Florida, Mississippi show signs of recent progress.
“Let’s face it, the problem in our schools isn’t just money”
“Reply with the grade you were in when you had your first nonwhite teacher”
Can a winning combination be recreated?
Salary data and the academic research undercut the notion that faculty pay is the key driver in price increases.
A new survey sheds light on public attitudes.
The pattern isn’t perfect. But over the past twenty years, the two lines appear to be moving generally in the same direction.
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.
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.