The Title IX Spotlight Shifts from the Campus to the Schoolhouse

New federal rules aim at preventing sexual harassment and assault in elementary and secondary education

A Short-Lived Constitutional Right to Education

Full Sixth Circuit will rehear case of Gary B v. Whitmer

Senator Lamar Alexander on the Response to the Coronavirus

“Washington usually messes it up if they get involved, the way they did with Common Core.”

Disrupted

Public-education reform in the nation’s capital

On Education, Bloomberg Is Everywhere

Democratic presidential candidate gave more than $63 million to education causes in 2017, 2018.

Sanders Outdoes Warren in Tapping Voter Anger

Similar education policies, different New Hampshire primary outcomes

Trump Call for School Choice Echoes in Campaign Context

Janiyah Davis, meet Landel Shakespeare.

Bernie, Bloomberg, Booker, and the New Politics of Education

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.

Justices Will Hear Cases About L.A. Catholic Schools

Which teachers qualify for the “ministerial exception”?

Bye-Bye, Booker

Gone from the Democratic primary, his education policy voice may yet return somehow.

Booker Education Record Includes Much To Tout

“His position is unwavering,” a former colleague writes.

In the News: Stop Being Dogmatic About Public Charter Schools

In the New York Times, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker writes, “Many public charter schools have proved to be an effective, targeted tool to give children with few other options a chance to succeed. “

In the News: Newton Teachers Union ‘Having Conversations’ About Striking Amid Contract Negotiations

In the Spring 2019 issue of Education Next, Martin West wrote that strikes in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Denver “may presage a new era of conflict.”

How To Make the Case For School Choice

A powerful opportunity to strengthen the human connection between student and school, and to boost the power of teachers to improve their practice.

Senator Warren’s “Pretty Awful” Education Plan

She’s gone further leftward—union kissing, charter hating—than any of the other major candidates.

Miami’s Choice Tsunami

Carvalho, competition, and transformation in Miami-Dade

Education Prime Minister?

Boris Johnson takes a side in the reading wars.

Ban Public Schools

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

Has President Trump Scared Away All the Foreign Students?

The facts behind fears of a higher-education revenue recession

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.

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.

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