EdStat: School Districts with Higher Child Poverty Levels Have Lower FAFSA Completion Rates—About 3 Percentage Points for Every 10-Percentage-Point Difference in the Child Poverty Rate

By 07/13/2018

Students in relatively affluent districts are more likely to have access to the one-on-one assistance that helps students submit the FAFSA, enroll in college, and receive more financial aid.

Straight Up Conversation: Nat Malkus on What’s Next for Teachers’ Unions After Janus

By 07/13/2018

Nat Malkus is a resident scholar in education policy at AEI.

In the News: Once Known For English Immersion, Charter Network Remakes Itself

By 07/13/2018

The UNO Charter School Network, now Acero Schools, has made the transition away from the English immersion approach to educating its mostly Latino student body.

Where Education Reform Goes from Here

By 07/12/2018

Education reform may be down, but it’s surely not out.

EdStat: Around the World, There are Approximately 264 Million Children Not in School

By 07/11/2018

Another 330 million are in school but not learning.

FAFSA Completion Rates Matter: But Mind the Data

When it comes to analyzing completion rates for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), it is important to address several measurement challenges.

What Do a Musician, Actor, and Teacher All Have in Common? Guided Instruction

By 07/10/2018

Detailed lesson guides are an effective way to approach instructional design and an empowering way to support teachers.

Why We Get Tech-Enabled Personalized Learning Wrong

By 07/10/2018

Steve Peha explains why digital representations and skill mappings can’t account for the varied ways kids learn

EdStat: In 2003-04, the Percentage of Black and Hispanic Students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Dropped to 3.5 Percent

By 07/10/2018

In 1997-98, the percentage of black and Hispanic students at TJ was at a high of 9.4 percent schoolwide.

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