In the News: Drowning in Debt From Employee Benefits and Unwilling to Reform, Los Angeles Unified School District Looks for Lifeline in Measure EE
In Los Angeles, voters will weigh in on Measure EE, a ballot measure to raise funds for public schools, on June 4.
The Results of Florida’s Education Reforms Are Impressive. Their Return on Investment Is Totally Off the Charts.
From the late 1990s until 2017, the reading performance of black fourth graders in Florida skyrocketed 26 points. For Hispanic students, the gain was 27 points, and for low-income kids it was an astonishing 29 points.
In Chicago, the metric Freshman OnTrack is more predictive of high school graduation than 8th grade test scores, neighborhood, race, or family income.
By taking on charter schools Bernie Sanders may be alienating black voters.
The rise reflects parents trying to give their children an edge.
In the days since the announcement, lots of questions have been raised about how the gift will work and who most deserves assistance.
A body of rigorous research finds that segregation has been relatively flat, or even declined, over the past few decades.
The former Dow Jones CEO and the “Broken Windows” author both were memorable teachers at Harvard Kennedy School.
An unbundled higher education system could focus on helping learners earn and learn, as opposed to the existing pattern of learn and then later, maybe, earn.
In the News: New Democratic Divide on Charter Schools Emerges, as Support Plummets Among White Democrats
The divide may factor into the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination and into debates about education reform.
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