International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance
A review of “The Coddling of the American Mind” by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt
How should we measure teacher longevity?
Tool allows education leaders to see the degree to which their curriculum builds critical background knowledge and aligns with their vision and priorities.
We need to invest in marketing them, too.
Colleges are trying harder to recruit high-achieving students from low-income families. And some organizations are now ranking colleges on the extent to which they provide opportunities to those students. But new research identifies problems with the way these rankings are calculated, and suggests that colleges should be looking at the numbers differently. Caroline Hoxby joins Marty West to discuss her latest research on this topic.
AltSchool partners with 25 districts and schools to implement technology-enabled personalized learning. It also operates four tuition-funded lab schools in San Francisco and New York City.
Edtech entrepreneurs and school choice advocates sometimes invoke disruptive innovation as an indomitable force that will redeem and transform broken school systems.
On Monday, February 4, the American Enterprise Institute hosted Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) for a speech on the committee’s agenda for reforming the Higher Education Act.
Many higher-education experts are concerned about the future of small private colleges in America, which face dwindling enrollment and mounting deficits.
Popular Measures Can Paint the Wrong Picture of Low-Income Student Enrollment
A new study finds that when we rank colleges based on how many Pell grant recipients they enroll, we may not accurately identify the schools that are doing the best job of recruiting low-income students.
Personalized learning is a pedagogical philosophy of tailoring learning to the individual student. Blended learning involves integrating technology to deliver some content.
The university has survived because it is dynamic, not static. Its ability to absorb innovations from the outside has been a crucial factor in its success.
The president of Hampshire College has announced that the school is seeking a partner to help the institution survive. Many small private colleges are now facing a fiscal crisis.
Online programs offer low-cost courses for college credit
The New York Times published an interesting batch of letters in response to an op-ed by Oren Cass arguing that our education system spends too much money on college students and not enough on other students. Several Education Next writers have also considered whether college should be the goal for all students.
Using video storytelling to motivate learning
Technology might allow us to collect detailed information about classroom practice that would help us learn what’s working and what’s not.
A recent report found that most educational software licenses go unused in K-12 districts. The findings unveil a clear disconnect between district software procurement and classroom practice.
New non-degree programs skip the general education requirements
As college costs rise, some see cause for alarm in rising levels of student loan debt. However, a new study finds that students who take out loans do better in school. Lesley Turner joins Marty West to discuss that new study, “The Benefits of Borrowing: Evidence on student loan debt and community college attainment,” which she co-authored with Benjamin M. Marx.
Despite their toxic reputation, student loans help recipients earn better grades, take more classes, and graduate sooner, a new study finds.
Evidence on student loan debt and community college attainment