How and Why Districts and Charters Engage

Lessons from Cleveland

Street-Savvy School Reform

Lessons learned from six big-city school systems

An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Focus your philanthropy on innovation outside the system

The Promise and Pitfalls of Virtual Charter Schools

A forum by Tom Vander Ark and Greg Richmond

Online Charters Expand Learning Options

With the rise of options for anywhere, anytime digital learning, statewide schools play an important role in providing equitable access to a variety of quality learning pathways.

Online Charters Mostly Don’t Work

Nearly every study of virtual school performance has found their performance to be lacking.

Entrepreneurs in the Ed Tech Market

An excerpt by Stacey Childress from Educational Entrepreneurship Today, Hess and McShane, eds.

The EdNext Podcast

The EdNext Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher and here every Wednesday.

Innovation in Catholic Education

New approaches to instruction and governance may revitalize the sector

Using Blended Learning to Design Schools that Motivate Students

An excerpt from “Blended” by Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker

Why Background Knowledge is Crucial for Literacy

An excerpt of “Reading Reconsidered” by Doug Lemov, Colleen Driggs and Erica Woolway

Let My People Go

Teachers fight to end forced union contributions

Equality of Educational Opportunity Today: Reconsidering the Coleman Report on its 50th Anniversary

An Education Next Event

Work Within and Outside Traditional Schooling

A review of “The Split Screen Strategy,” by Ted Kolderie

Revisiting the Coleman Report

“Equality of Educational Opportunity” on its 50th Anniversary

How States Should Navigate New Opportunities Under ESSA (Part 1 of 2)

Advice from Nina Rees, Greg Richmond, Aimee Rogstad Guidera, and Mike Magee

More on How States Should Navigate New Opportunities Under ESSA (Part 2 of 2)

Advice from Charles Barone, Bill Jackson, Dane Linn, and Linda Darling-Hammond

The Top 10 Education Next Blog Entries of 2015

Each year we publish a list of the most popular entries on the Education Next blog. There’s usually a surprise or two and the 2015 list is no exception.

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2015

Which topics were most popular with Education Next readers in 2015?

Voucher Victory

“Disingenuous” federal officials lose battle to shut down Louisiana Scholarship Program

America’s Smart Kids Left Behind

Catching up to our global peers will require changing education policy and culture

Learning about Learning

A review of Knowledge Capital of Nations by Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

Next Generation Virtual Programs

Through Course Access, students choose from a range of providers

Digital Games Promise to Improve Math Skills

An excerpt from Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You

New York City’s Small-Schools Revolution

Breaking up large high schools improved graduation rates

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