Education Prime Minister?

Boris Johnson takes a side in the reading wars.

The Education Exchange: Raising Student Achievement with Local Money

Carlos X. Lastra-Anadón, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University and an Assistant Professor at IE University in Madrid, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss their co-authored paper, “Who Benefits from Local Financing of Public Services? A Causal Analysis.”

Ban Public Schools

The best defense against recent proposals to ban private schools? A good offense.

4 Poll Results That’ll Shape the 2020 Election Education Debates

Parents prize academics, strict discipline.

Has President Trump Scared Away All the Foreign Students?

The facts behind fears of a higher-education revenue recession

The Education Exchange: Higher Education in the EdNext Poll

Marty West, the editor-in-chief of Education Next, joins Paul E. Peterson to continue their discussion on the 2019 Education Next Poll, focusing on the public’s opinion on higher education.

Event: Public Support Grows for Higher Teacher Pay and Expanded School Choice

Education Next hosted an event in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Sept. 13, to discuss the findings on key issues in more depth.

Public Support Grows for Higher Teacher Pay and Expanded School Choice

Results from the 2019 Education Next Poll

The Education Exchange: Putting Together the 2019 Education Next Poll

Michael Henderson, Research Director, Public Policy Research Lab at the Manship School of Mass Communication, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how the 2019 Education Next Poll came together, including methodology and how the sample builds in experiments to best gauge the public’s opinion on schools.

What Happened in the Bayou?

Examining the Effects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program

New York State Cracks Down on Jewish Schools

Senator Simcha Felder and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel meet the long shadow of Joseph Hodges Choate

Joe Biden: Higher Education Millionaire

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.

Supreme Court Partially Junks a Lemon

American Legion Cross Case May Make It Harder To Sue Schools Over Religion

Q&A: Seth Andrew

Democracy Prep founder on building active citizens

Biden Backs Two Years of “Free” Community College

“Twelve years of education is not enough anymore,” Biden said during a midday event on May 13 in Hampton, N.H. He cited his wife, a professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College, as saying, “any country that out-educates us will out compete us.”

The Education Exchange: The U.S. Department of Education Touts Tax Credits, Title IX Reform

Jim Blew, assistant secretary for planning, evaluation and policy development at the U.S. Department of Education, sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss some of the work of the department, including a new federal tax credit initiative and proposed changes to Title IX.

Who Would Benefit from Elizabeth Warren’s Student Loan Forgiveness Proposal?

The plan is likely to disproportionately benefit middle- and upper-middle-income Americans, as well as black families, at an estimated total cost of about $955 billion.

The Education Exchange: Congress: The Weakest Branch?

Jeff Bergner, author of The Vanishing Congress, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how Congress has stopped doing its job and how that could change.

Bullying Bolick

Attempt to remove Arizona justice fails

EdNext Podcast: 2020 Presidential Candidates Press For Higher Teacher Pay

Last week, Kamala Harris made headlines with an ambitious—and expensive—plan to raise teacher pay, and she’s not the only Democratic presidential candidate talking about education. Marty West discusses what the candidates have been saying with Ira Stoll, EdNext’s managing editor, who has been reporting from the campaign trail in New Hampshire and who wrote “Teacher Pay Emerges as Democratic Primary Issue.”

Three Thoughts on the Special Olympics Fiasco

On occasion, policymakers have won through on once-unpopular proposals. But this requires diligence, constancy, and principle—traits the Trump administration seems to lack.

A State School Board that Works

In California, the state board of education works with the governor to accomplish long-term policy goals.

Teacher Pay Emerges As Democratic Primary Issue

Call it the teacher primary.

Reflections on a Four-Year Sentence

What I learned serving as a state school board member

Education Reform’s Deep Blue Hue

Are school reformers right-wingers or centrists — or neither?

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