Why it improves learning, and how parents can help
Financial pressures and declining enrollment may lead to more closures
How racial bias hinders student attainment
A new philanthropy’s competition to reinvent high school
Are students suspended less often when they have a teacher of the same race?
Mayor de Blasio’s efforts remain a work in progress
At its national convention, the NAACP voted to support a moratorium on the growth of charter schools, which is puzzling because opinion surveys show strong support for charter schools among African Americans.
Focus your philanthropy on innovation outside the system
Why states are quitting the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia
Conflict escalates as charter schools thrive
Education Next talks with Scott Levy and Jonah Edelman
School-family partnerships foster student success
Racial composition of schools and student learning
Non-cog or character skills are incredibly important but if we are going to use these and other ideas to improve education, we are going to need a significant shift toward funding research and greater patience to bring those ideas to fruition.
Accountability, Common Core, and the college-for-all movement are transforming instruction
Michael B. Horn and Paul E. Peterson discuss Arne Duncan’s decision to resign and what his legacy will be as Secretary of Education.
Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association could fundamentally alter the education labor landscape
It’s time to review the progress of the charter movement and the challenges that lie ahead, what we’ve done right as well as where we’ve gone astray..
On Wednesday, Campbell Brown and the American Federation for Children will host an education policy summit in New Hampshire with at least six of the GOP presidential contenders. Here’s what I hope they will say.
Through Course Access, students choose from a range of providers
Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement
June marked the end of my first year as superintendent of Partnership Schools, a nonprofit school management organization that was granted broad authority to manage and operate six K–8 urban Catholic schools.