The Metric That Matters Most: Ask Kids, “Are You In?”

By 10/11/2019

The first and most important relationship most children have with a civic institution is with a school.

What Jobs Do Learners Hire Education To Do After High School?

By 10/10/2019

Interviews shed light on student motives, from ‘get away’ to ‘step it up.’

Five Signs Your Reform Has Become Another Education Fad

By 10/09/2019

Eager vendors, early-adopting educators, and media adulation can be taken as evidence that a reform is going swimmingly—but these signs are frequently misread.

In the News: The College of New Rochelle Is For Sale — and Comes With a Castle

By 10/07/2019

The 15.6-acre campus of the College of New Rochelle in New York will be auctioned off on November 21, the New York Post reports. The school filed for bankruptcy protection last month.

Education Prime Minister?

By 10/07/2019

Boris Johnson takes a side in the reading wars.

Straight Up Conversation: Can Outschool Bring the Gig Economy to K-12?

By 10/04/2019

Rick talks with the CEO of Outschool, which is a marketplace for live online classes connecting over 30,000 students with over 1,000 teachers in 50 U.S. states and 35 countries.

Exploring Education Data Reveals Increasing Diversity in Maryland Schools

A new tool makes historical education data easier to find.

Ban Public Schools

By 09/25/2019

The best defense against recent proposals to ban private schools? A good offense.

Straight Up Conversation: Microsoft Chief Talks Augmented Reality in Schools

By 09/23/2019

Dan Ayoub, who helms Microsoft’s education team after a decade leading the famed Halo gaming franchise, discusses the possibilities and pitfalls of bringing augmented and virtual reality to the classroom.

In the News: ASU Abandons the Global Freshman Academy Project and Moves Into an Open edX Initiative

By 09/20/2019

Education Next reported in its Spring 2019 issue on the challenges facing the ASU program. The article also reported on alternatives, including Modern States, which offers freshman year classes online for free .

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