First national analysis reveals a modest impact, depending on where you look
Senator Simcha Felder and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel meet the long shadow of Joseph Hodges Choate
Are falling birthrates a crisis or an opportunity?
Jumping to conclusions from districts’ raw discipline data ought to end.
Education Next talks with Scott Levy and Jonah Edelman
Elected school board employs portfolio strategy to lift achievement
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
Education Next talks with Sara Goldrick-Rab and Andrew Kelly
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
Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice
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.
International comparison drives efforts to improve
The education community should be watching to see how the Supreme Court rules on a housing case from Dallas which considers whether plaintiffs can bring “disparate impact” claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).
We have already closed the gap between college readiness and college attainment.
It’s still too soon to gauge whether the opt-out movement is a true groundswell of opposition, a union-driven blip on the radar, or something in between.