Advanced vocational classes increase students’ early-career earnings

Growing academic course requirements may crowd out advantageous career and technical studies

Charter school growth has modest impact on segregation

First national analysis reveals increase within districts, decrease across metro areas

New York Education Law Rooted in Anti-Catholic Animus

Journal unearths origin of legislation at center of fight over Jewish schools

Is summer learning loss real?

Recent tests do not show widening achievement gaps during summer vacation

Delaying high-school start times increases student achievement

Successful efforts to push back start times offer lessons for other districts

No evidence that Wi-Fi in classrooms puts students’ health at risk

Expert examines half-century of research on radio frequency exposure

Debate on social and emotional learning weighs merits and costs

Experts draw from learning science and available research evidence

For nearly 50 years student achievement gap fails to close

Harvard-Stanford study finds opportunity gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students equivalent to three to four years of learning

Education reform movement dominated by left-leaning individuals

More than 87% of political contributions by reformers support Democratic candidates

Teachers’ cognitive skills are a key driver of international differences in student achievement

New study links student and teacher skills in math and reading across 31 countries

Popular college “opportunity” measures lead to flawed conclusions

New measure allows universities to judge recruitment efforts against their own missions and circumstances

Popular efforts to expand student safety may compromise school climate

Security technologies in schools correlated with increased student fear and mistrust of educators

Turkey wages multimillion-dollar takedown of U.S. charters

Gülen-linked schools suspected of funding global political movement

New online education models expand college access and lower degree cost

But MOOC-style offerings must overcome completion challenges

Student borrowers earn more credits, better grades

Being offered federal loans increases academic and long-term success for community college attendees

Teachers’ impact on student behavior matters more for student success than their impact on test scores

Current value-added models are insufficient to identify truly excellent educators

Quality homework shapes students’ learning beliefs and behaviors

Especially for disadvantaged students, homework is a tool for long-term success

Unfunded teacher health benefits reach $231 billion nationwide

Amid soaring obligations, expert offers recommendations for states to reduce financial burden

The 2018 EdNext Poll–Public support grows for increasing teacher salaries

Plus, charter schools and vouchers gain favor

Teacher coaching improves instruction and student achievement more than other forms of professional development

But larger programs less effective, suggesting difficulty of successfully taking them to scale

Mainstreaming does not equal access for students with disabilities, who often still lag behind peers

Evidence in favor of inclusion also fails to account for impact on peers and teachers

America’s private elementary schools increasingly serve the affluent

As the number of Catholic schools drops, fewer middle-income families enroll

Private colleges vulnerable to more closures amid financial pressure

Predicted drop in number of high school graduates forecasts mounting trouble for small schools

Elite public high school struggles to diversify student enrollment

Decades of failed admission and outreach procedures offer unexpected insight

ED’s Office of Inspector General not a neutral source of ed policy recommendations

By design, OIG prioritizes financial propriety above all else when examining complex issues

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