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The ‘Success Sequence’ Can Help Schools Bridge Our Divides

Survey finds strong backing for teaching about value of degree, job, marriage, children—in that order.

2022 Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens

Where scholars rank overall may be less telling than where they rank within their field.

The 2022 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

The university-based scholars in the United States who did the most last year to shape educational practice and policy.

What It Takes to Be an Effective Public Scholar

Excellence in five areas: disciplinary scholarship, policy analysis and popular writing, convening and shepherding collaborations, providing incisive commentary, and speaking in the public square.
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“Big Quit” May Force New Focus on Soft Skills and Success

How to prepare the American workforce for the increasing importance of noncognitive skills
Kim Fritschy, left, is joined by other teachers calling for increased Covid-19 testing outside P.S. 64 Earth School Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in New York.

Post-New Year School Closures Defy Common Sense

The longer the education hesitancy persists, the greater the damage
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How to Empower Every Student to Talk in Class—and Why It Matters

By creating welcoming, well-facilitated opportunities for in-class discourse, educators can help level the playing field.
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My Friend Denis Doyle

Passionate about school choice, but no "silver bullet" reformer.

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