New York State Cracks Down on Jewish Schools

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

Serving the Math Whiz Kids

Private enrichment programs step up to meet the need

The Education Opportunity in Opportunity Zones

Can incentivized investment in distressed communities close the prosperity gap?

Taking Tablet Learning Global

Can learning technology eradicate illiteracy in less-developed countries?

Answered Prayer?

Montana case could prompt last judgment for Blaine Amendments

Writing Under the Influence

A critique of “Asleep at the Wheel,” the Network for Public Education’s analysis of the federal Charter Schools Program

Send a Girl To School

A review of “The Moment of Lift” by Melinda Gates

Training School Leaders to Spend Wisely

Many are underprepared for the big job of allocating education dollars

Supreme Court Partially Junks a Lemon

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

How Professors Helped Slam Shut America’s Door

A review of “The Guarded Gate” by Daniel Okrent

Is Summer Learning Loss Real?

How I lost faith in one of education research’s classic results

Q&A: Seth Andrew

Democracy Prep founder on building active citizens

Not So Apolitical, After All

Sleep time, start time story offers wake-up call

Rise and Shine

How school start times affect academic performance

How To Make School Start Later

Early-morning high school clashes with teenage biology, but change is hard

Florida’s New School Voucher Law Will Revive 20-Year-Old Legal Battle

Opportunity Scholarship Program was small but stakes were huge

Supporting Students Outside the Classroom

Can wraparound services improve academic performance?

To Bring Back Bilingual Ed, California Needs Teachers

Districts offer bonuses of up to $10,000 to woo scarce instructional talent

A Life Lesson In Civics

How Democracy Prep Charter Schools Boost Student Voting

What Social and Emotional Learning Needs to Succeed and Survive

Seven suggestions for SEL advocates and funders as they seek to deliver on its promise and avoid its pitfalls

To Improve Rural Schools, Focus on Their Strengths

Facilitate real school choice, charter conversions, and individual solutions for specific regions

The Achievement Gap Fails to Close

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

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?

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