The Baby Bust Goes to School

Are falling birthrates a crisis or an opportunity?

The Achievement Gap Fails to Close

Half century of testing shows persistent divide between haves and have-nots

How To Tackle Student Absenteeism

Late winter is a peak period for school absenteeism. How can schools best combat that problem?

Education Reform’s Deep Blue Hue

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

Forgetting How to Read

A review of “Reader, Come Home” by Maryanne Wolf

Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students?

International evidence on teacher cognitive skills and student performance

Protecting Students from Gun Violence

Does “target hardening” do more harm than good?

The Right Way to Capture College “Opportunity”

Popular Measures Can Paint the Wrong Picture of Low-Income Student Enrollment

New Title IX Rules Require Hearings, Cross-Examinations in Colleges But Not High Schools

Comment Deadline Nears For Proposed DeVos Policy

Entree to Freshman Year

Online programs offer low-cost courses for college credit

Turkey’s Fight Against U.S. Charters

An autocrat declares war on high-performing American schools

Online Learning Goes Hollywood

Using video storytelling to motivate learning

Remembering an Education President

George H. W. Bush led by enabling, not mandating, state and local reform

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2018

The most popular articles based on readership

The Full Measure of a Teacher

Using value-added to assess effects on student behavior

The Case for (Quality) Homework

Why it improves learning, and how parents can help

Taking Teacher Coaching To Scale

Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?

Has Inclusion Gone Too Far?

Weighing its effects on students with disabilities, their peers, and teachers

Who Goes to Private School?

Long-term enrollment trends by family income

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