Results from the 2019 Education Next Poll
Have charter schools intensified the already high levels of segregation afflicting American public schools?
Avoiding the ‘rigidities and often dysfunction of local school districts’ yielded a success
The right way to evaluate private school choice programs
How five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation
“It is all too common for researchers to misinterpret the policy implications of these experiments, even when they are properly conducted.”
“Let’s face it, the problem in our schools isn’t just money”
First national analysis reveals a modest impact, depending on where you look
The pattern isn’t perfect. But over the past twenty years, the two lines appear to be moving generally in the same direction.
A new history is a reminder of Ray Budde’s remarkable achievement
Montana case could prompt last judgment for Blaine Amendments
A critique of “Asleep at the Wheel,” the Network for Public Education’s analysis of the federal Charter Schools Program
Many are underprepared for the big job of allocating education dollars
School choice leaves many small town denizens and suburbanites cold. So here’s an idea for what rural school reform should look like.
Democracy Prep founder on building active citizens
In the News: New Democratic Divide on Charter Schools Emerges, as Support Plummets Among White Democrats
The divide may factor into the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination and into debates about education 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.
Opportunity Scholarship Program was small but stakes were huge
Can wraparound services improve academic performance?
Recent Louisiana Scholarship Program test scores look pretty grim. But there are three important caveats to keep in mind.
The U.S. is spending dramatically more per pupil than in decades past, yet teacher salaries have barely kept pace with inflation.
How Democracy Prep Charter Schools Boost Student Voting
Facilitate real school choice, charter conversions, and individual solutions for specific regions
The number of students enrolled in California public schools this year dropped compared to last year. Declines like this make budgeting a difficult art.